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China spot alumina prices fall on expected Xinjiang smelter cuts /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

China’s spot alumina prices fell Thursday, April 20, on the back of news this week that Xinjiang smelters in northwest China will be cutting around two million mt/year of new aluminium capacity which have yet to receive required government approvals. The ex-works Shanxi da ...

Increased smelter buying to check current alumina price fall in China /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Alumina price decline in major China markets is expected to slow down as current low prices are attracting increased buying, observe market watchers. While the volatility is hurting bottom lines of the alumina refiners, aluminium producers in China are reaping higher profits from ...

LED lightings followed by semiconductors, Li-ion batteries to drive HPA growth through 2024 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to the Market Research Future report, global high purity alumina market is slated to experience a robust growth until 2024 driven by the LED lightings segment. The segment was estimated to account for a dominating share of more than half in overall market by 2016 end. I ...

WA’s mineral sales volume up in 2016, alumina remains flat /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Western Australia’s mineral and petroleum industry has reported sales of A$94.8-billion in 2016, which registers an increase of A$3.4-billion YOY. The largest chunk of sale has been contributed by iron ore, nickel and petroleum sector.     Alumina is the third m ...

South32, Alumina targets lifted by Goldman Sachs /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Goldman Sachs has updated its commodities price forecasts and that’s led to higher price targets for South32 (S32.AU) and Alumina (AWC.AU). Unused aluminium spools for work in the oil industry pile-up in a shop yard in the Permian Basin oil field. Here’s Goldman&r ...

Data shows alumina import by the Middle East surged in 2016 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Middle East is at an inflexion point and threshold of a massive economic transformation as aluminium catches the world's attention as the next biggest industry after oil. The region is now only next to China and the US in terms of market size and with recorded 5,229,115 tonnes pr ...

Antaike forecasts 6.65 million tpy new alumina capacity in China in 2017 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to the aluminium sector report from Antaike, state-run metals consultancy firm in Beijing, published on Thursday, China is expected to add 6.65 million tonnes per year of new alumina capacity in 2017, mostly in North China, Central China and Northwest China. {newsStudi ...

Alumina exports from Russia to be valued at $1.74 mln in 2017, up 25% YoY /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Russian Federation plays a key role in the global aluminium industry value chain. Its major aluminium producer UC RUSAL is a vertically integrated company with bauxite processing and alumina refining operations in Russia's Kamensk-Uralsky, Sverdlovsk region and Leningrad regi ...

Bosnia's alumina exports to surge 88% YoY in 2017 supported by Alumina's ambitious plans /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The mineral sector of Bosnia and Herzegovina is dominated by the mine output of bauxite, iron ore, and lead-zinc ore while the metallurgy sector produces aluminium and steel. As per USGS 2013 Bosnia Mineral Yearbook data, the gross domestic product (GDP) was $17.8 billion in 2013 ...

Brazil ranks second as a net exporter of alumina /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The global demand for alumina is growing like never before with phenomenal growth in aluminium production, especially in China. The world will continue to see strong demand growth for alumina particularly in China and the Middle East countries.  It opens up new trading oppor ...