December 2017

CHINA ALUMINA SNAPSHOT: Price gap widens amid wrestling between refineries and smelters

Key data from the Thursday December 28 pricing session in Shanghai.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES 22/12

The following Metal Bulletin non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday December 12:

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 22/12: Aluminium leads LME gains; Peru instability threatens copper mine sale; China's copper premiums fall

The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Friday December 22.

Metro Mining signs bauxite supply deal with SPIC

Metro Mining has signed a four-year supply deal with Chinese state-owned enterprise SPIC Aluminium and Electric Power Investment (SPIC) for a total of 6.5 million tonnes of bauxite.

Alumina prices slide below $400/t as spot tonnes materialize

Alumina prices fell over the past week on improved availability of spot cargoes ahead of the year-end, reluctance to buy at high percentages of the aluminium price, and weak demand from China.

EGA secures caustic soda feed with Shaheen supply deal

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has signed a 15-year supply deal for caustic soda with Shaheen Chem Investments, which is building a new plant for the manufacture of caustic soda and ethylene dichloride in Abu Dhabi.

PEOPLE MOVES: Ex-Trafigura senior trader Alkan to join Cliveden

Former Trafigura senior trader Ulas Alkan will join Cliveden Trading as a senior trader in February, according to Cliveden's website.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES 15/12:

The following Metal Bulletin non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday December 15:

MB NON-FERROUS UK SCRAP AND FOUNDRY INGOT PRICE CHANGES 13/12

The following Metal Bulletin UK non-ferrous scrap and foundry ingot prices changed on Wednesday December 13:

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES 08/12

The following Metal Bulletin non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday December 8: