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Borates prices soften

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Published: Monday, 15 June 2009

Lower costs for energy & sulphuric acid soften borates prices; some market recovery

Prices for borates, a key ingredient glass, ceramics, agriculture, and chemicals, have softened further in the past months helped in part by lower input costs, both for energy and sulphuric acid.

Producers in South America have reported that prices for key borates and boron minerals are as follows:

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