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February 2018 | Aluminium Weekly Market Tracker


Carbon Products: CTP pricing shows modest recovery ahead of Chinese New Year


Overall, relative to tar, where stockpiles have been building (at least compared to the heavy depletion witnessed through H2 2017), pitch availability remains very low.

CTP pricing shows modest recovery ahead of Chinese New Year
Pitch pricing has not been quite as volatile as coal tar pricing, although it did see an important downward correction over 2017 year end. Distillers have been lagging behind when it comes to passing shifting raw material input costs onto customers, both on the upside and the downside.

Tar stocks have been slightly replenished

Overall, relative to tar, where stockpiles have...

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