Correction to Shanghai aluminium arbitrage calculations for September 11

Fastmarkets has corrected its Shanghai-London arbitrage calculations for aluminium, which were published incorrectly on Monday September 11.

Fastmarkets has corrected its arbitrage figures for aluminium imported into China on Monday, both on a yuan-per-tonne basis (MB-AL-0290) and on a dollar-per-tonne basis (MB-AL-0289).

The aluminium import arbitrage prices for September 11 were previously published as -1,998.45 yuan per tonne and -$273.13 per tonne.

These have been corrected to 156.55 yuan per tonne and $21.40 per tonne.

For more information or to provide feedback on this correction notice, or if you would like to provide price information by becoming a data submitter, please contact Sally Zhang by email at: Please add the subject heading “FAO: Sally Zhang re: Fastmarkets arbitrage”.

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