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Japan Aluminium Third Quarter Premiums Dip By 3.7 Percent Thanks To Weak Demand

Japan Aluminium Third Quarter Premiums Dip By 3.7 Percent Thanks To Weak Demand

A trio of sources who spoke to Reuters said that Japanese buyers are settling on premiums of around US$79 per metric ton for aluminium shipments for the third quarter, which represents a drop of 3.7 percent over premiums paid for shipments during...

Events

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch To Be Made Of Recycled Aluminium

The Games of the XXXII Olympiad will begin in the summer of 2020 with the lighting of a torch made from recycled aluminium. According to sources who spoke with domestic media, the Tokyo 2020 torch will be made from aluminium first used to build temporary shelters used in Fukushima prefecture after the area was struck […]

Japanese Aluminium Premiums To Hit US$130 In Latter Half Of 2019: Marubeni

Though Rusal is likely to make a strong return to the aluminium market next year, premiums in Japan are expected to rise to between US$100 to US$130 per ton late next year due to an expectation of weak global supplies of the metal. On news of Rusal’s pending release from United States government sanctions, prices […]

Handful Of Japanese Buyers Still Negotiating Q4 Premiums For Billet, Slab, Foundry Alloys

Per buyer sources who spoke to industrial media late last week, a few Japanese aluminium customers are still negotiating fourth quarter aluminum premium for billet, slab, and foundry alloys. However, negotiations for standard ingot billets have concluded, they revealed. S&P Global Platts reported that sources informed them on Thursday that certain producers have come to […]

Japanese Aluminium Stocks Reach Two-Year High In July

Japanese market sources said last week that the country’s aluminium stocks at the country’s trio of major port warehouses rose to a two-year apex of 310,400 metric tons at last’s month’s end. Per Japanese trading house Marubeni, the record is a rise of 1.1 percent over the prior month’s total inventory on hand of 306,900 […]