Metal Bulletin discusses price discovery process for Brazil’s aluminium premiums

Metal Bulletin hosted an exclusive webinar last week to discuss its price discovery process for Brazil’s aluminium premiums, offering insight into the specification for its assessments of both domestic and imported metal.

Metal Bulletin hosted an exclusive webinar last week to discuss its price discovery process for Brazil’s aluminium premiums, offering insight into the specification for its assessments of both domestic and imported metal.

Click here to view the webinar recording and download complimentary material available in both English and Portuguese, including market reports, methodology and price specification documents.

As the weight of premiums in the final price increases, the importance of a transparent and reliable methodology for price assessments becomes even more evident.

That is especially true in the case of the Brazilian aluminium market, as regional premiums have started to make their way into contracts and negotiations.

Besides discussing the background and our pricing methodology and history, Metal Bulletin’s Alex Harrison, Danielle Assalve and Paolo Sorze also looked at trends in the Brazilian market during the webinar.

Concerns over the increasing risk of power rationing in the country and weak domestic demand are some of the factors behind the thin activity in the aluminium spot market in recent months.

This scenario should continue to affect the country’s market in 2015, they said.

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Danielle Assalve
danielle.assalve@metalbulletin.com
Twitter: dassalve_mb

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