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Production Shortfall the Widest in Over a Decade, LME Prices in Upward Adjustment
During the first half of 2014, the global primary aluminum market registered a production shortfall of...
Downward Pressure Building Up, A Gradual Fall Ahead?
Regional Aluminum Premiums Report Q2 2014
Investors Buy the Most Since Early 2011 on Bullish Sentiment Towards Aluminum
LME prices climbed above $2,000 per ton (91 cent/lb) for the first time in seventeen months and entered into a new trading range of $1,900-2,200 per ton (86-100 cent/lb)...
Alumina Market Surplus Eases on Production Curtailments; Surplus Expected for 2015
Global alumina market surplus eases to its lowest level since March 2013 due mainly to lower production in ROW. HARBOR estimates that in June the global alumina market experienced a surplus of 0.241 million tons annualized (2.250 million tons annualized surplus in ROW and a 2.009 million tons annualized deficit in China). The global alumina market surplus has come down from a high of 3.037 million tons annualized registered last February mainly amid production curtailments/lower operating rates in ROW (down 3.023 million tons annualized from February to June 2014). For 2014, HARBOR estimates a global alumina surplus of...
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