Record-high Atlantic alumina premium could narrow on proposed US smelter closure

The alumina market is weighing up the impact the closure of the United States-based Century Aluminium smelter could have on the Atlantic versus Pacific alumina differential, if higher supply eases tightness in the region, Fastmarkets heard.

The largest primary aluminium producer in the US, Century Aluminum, said on June 22 it will close its biggest US smelter in Hawesville, Kentucky, for up to a year due...


Carrie Bone

July 04, 2022

14:40 GMT