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May 2019 | Aluminium Weekly Market Tracker

Billet premiums are declining as spot orders soften: European Market Analysis - Extrusions

The premium for aluminium billet in Italy fell on Friday for the fourth straight pricing session, reaching its lowest since February 2018.

European extrusion sector continues without fanfare
Conversion margins in Europe remain unchanged on the previous month. The latest level for German 6063 standards quoted by Fastmarkets MB in early May was €618-623/tonne ($695-700/tonne). An improvement in demand from the construction sector has been observed, although growth is only just clinging to positive territory.

Concerns throughout the region are rife

After a couple of comfortable...


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