Alumina markets still tight as Jamalco ramps up

Dec 07, 2007 | 10:03 AM | Matthew Lerner

World spot alumina markets remain tight even as commerce slows into the holiday season and the Jamaica Alumina Co. (Jamalco) refinery resumes shipments after disruptions in the wake of Hurricane Dean this summer.

"The alumina market is strong," one trader said, pointing to the last alumina tender for 30,000 tonnes by India's National Aluminium Co. (Nalco), which settled at $376 per tonne.....

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