Aluminum Supplementary Material Prices Register First Fall since September 2016 on Looming Off-Season, SMM Reports -Shanghai Metals Market

Hot Keywords

  • Inventory data
  • NPI
  • Zinc
  • Production data
  • Macroeconomics
  • Market commentary
  • Morning comments
  • Aluminium
  • Copper
  • Stainless steel
  • Mengtai Group
  • Nickel
  • Futures movement
  • In the United States
  • trade negotiations

Aluminum Supplementary Material Prices Register First Fall since September 2016 on Looming Off-Season, SMM Reports 

SMM Insight 04:08:10PM Jun 07, 2017 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jun. 7 (SMM) – Prices for aluminum fluoride, supplementary material in aluminum smelting, fell for the first time since September 2016 as the off-season is nearing, and prices for cryolite, another supplementary material, also dropped, SMM learned. 

Aluminum fluoride prices inched down from 9,200-9,400 yuan/tonne in May to 9,000-9,200 yuan/tonne in June, while cryolite prices also slid from 6,300-6,500 yuan/tonne to 6,000-6,200 yuan/tonne. 

The traditional off-season for aluminum fluoride and cryolite usually arrives in July. Demand softened only slightly for now. 

Automotive Aluminum: Metal of the Future, Says Norsk Hydro

Prices for fluorite, raw material for both aluminum fluoride and cryolite, by contrast, gained 100 yuan/tonne in June thanks to still strong demand. 

Most fluorine chemical producers believe aluminum fluoride prices could hold onto 9,000 yuan/tonne level in June and will not fall below this mark until July. 

Demand from aluminum smelters is weakening. Fluorite prices are expected to lose upward momentum due to growing supply from production restarts at fluorite plants in north China. These will put downward pressure on aluminum fluoride and cryolite prices, SMM expects. 

For news cooperation, please contact us by email: sallyzhang@smm.cn or service.en@smm.cn.


 

Price

more
Aluminum Ingot
Oct.17
13960.0
80.0
(0.58%)
Aluminum Ingot - Fo Shan
Oct.17
13930.0
90.0
(0.65%)
Aluminum Ingot - Wu Xi
Oct.17
13980.0
90.0
(0.65%)
Aluminum Ingot - Hang Zhou
Oct.17
13985.0
80.0
(0.58%)
Aluminum Ingot - Chong Qing
Oct.17
13920.0
80.0
(0.58%)

Aluminum Supplementary Material Prices Register First Fall since September 2016 on Looming Off-Season, SMM Reports 

SMM Insight 04:08:10PM Jun 07, 2017 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jun. 7 (SMM) – Prices for aluminum fluoride, supplementary material in aluminum smelting, fell for the first time since September 2016 as the off-season is nearing, and prices for cryolite, another supplementary material, also dropped, SMM learned. 

Aluminum fluoride prices inched down from 9,200-9,400 yuan/tonne in May to 9,000-9,200 yuan/tonne in June, while cryolite prices also slid from 6,300-6,500 yuan/tonne to 6,000-6,200 yuan/tonne. 

The traditional off-season for aluminum fluoride and cryolite usually arrives in July. Demand softened only slightly for now. 

Automotive Aluminum: Metal of the Future, Says Norsk Hydro

Prices for fluorite, raw material for both aluminum fluoride and cryolite, by contrast, gained 100 yuan/tonne in June thanks to still strong demand. 

Most fluorine chemical producers believe aluminum fluoride prices could hold onto 9,000 yuan/tonne level in June and will not fall below this mark until July. 

Demand from aluminum smelters is weakening. Fluorite prices are expected to lose upward momentum due to growing supply from production restarts at fluorite plants in north China. These will put downward pressure on aluminum fluoride and cryolite prices, SMM expects. 

For news cooperation, please contact us by email: sallyzhang@smm.cn or service.en@smm.cn.