China’s energy curbs blunt demand for bauxite after Guinea coup stokes supply fears

Published Sep 24 2021 at 8:30 PM GMT
  • Business as usual at Guinea’s bauxite mines following a coup early this month and China’s campaign to reduce domestic energy consumption have mitigated concerns about supply shortages of the mineral – a key ingredient in aluminium, analysts say.
  • The tonnage of ships calling at Guinean ports for bauxite exports remained stable in the first three weeks of September, dropping only two per cent compared to the same period in August, said a report published by Clarksons Research on Thursday.



  • Published Sep 24, 2021 8:30 PM GMT