Our analysis explores market fundamentals for production, consumption, trade and prices of alumina, bauxite and carbon products, with forecasts for five and 25 years. Thanks to CRU’s multi-commodity and economic expertise, market insights are developed with a deep understanding of mining and metals interdependencies to give you a solid industry-wide view.
CRU’s aluminium raw materials prices service includes the CRU Alumina Price Index and CRU Bauxite Price Index, updated weekly. Our prices are the most trusted and transparent indices available and are used to settle physical contracts around the world, as they are supported by analysis and market updates.
Our cost services provide detailed data and insights on major alumina refineries and bauxite mines around the world, allowing you to understand emerging cost trends and competitor structures.
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