The aluminum cash price saw the biggest decline of the day, dropping 2.5 percent on the LME to close at $2,004 per metric ton on Jan. 8, 2013. The aluminum 3-month price saw a 2.3 percent decline on the LME to $2,040 per metric ton.
Meanwhile, the Indian aluminum cash price is back up, rising by 1.8 percent on Tuesday.
Chinese aluminum prices were mixed for the day. After remaining flat for three days, the price of Chinese aluminum billet fell 0.3 percent on Tuesday. The Chinese aluminum cash price also moved yesterday. After a few changeless days, prices dropped 0.2 percent.