SHANGHAI, Jul. 18 (SMM) – Mainstream traded prices for spot aluminum in Shanghai were RMB 14,340-14,350/mt on Thursday, RMB 0-10/mt lower than SHFE 1308 aluminum contract prices. Low-iron aluminum prices were almost the same as aluminum prices. SHFE 1308 aluminum contract rose to near RMB 14,350/mt towards mid-day after a low opening, allowing traders to hold offers at RMB 14,340/mt. However, downstream producers exhibited low buying interest.