China Abrasive Materials Weekly Price (29 Mar-4 Apr): Abrasive materials price continued to be firm
This week, due to the stable price of the raw material alumina, the price of white fused alumina continued to run steadily. In addition, the power burnout of Xinfa Power Plant in Chiping of Shandong Province has been normalized recently, which also means that local white fused smelting enterprises may maintain a low operating load for a long time. Although the cost of electricity prices in the Sanmenxia area of Henan Province has increased, enterprises are more cautious about price adjustments. Therefore, it is expected that the price of white fused alumina in China may continue to run smoothly in the coming week.
This week, the pressure on the production cost of brown fused alumina continued to rise. the price of graphite electrodes continued to rise, and the raw material bauxite remained high. However, as the downstream market demand has not improved significantly, and the white fused alumina plays a role in suppressing the price of brown fused alumina, it is expected that in the coming week, China's brown fused alumina prices may maintain an upward trend.
This week, supported by strong production costs, the price of black silicon carbide a showed a steady upward trend. It is expected that in the coming week, if the downstream market demand further recovers, the price of black silicon carbide in China may continue to rise.
This week, supported by high raw material costs, the price of green silicon carbide continued to stay firm.