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Fused zirconia prices rise 20-30% for Q1 on rising input costs

By IM prices reporter
Published: Tuesday, 08 February 2011

Rising costs of zircon sand cited as major driver for latest fused zirconia price hikes

Prices for fused zirconia, a mineral used in refractory and ceramics applications, have jumped by 20-30% industry-wide for the first quarter this year as leading producers seek to offset the rising cost of zircon sand and other inputs such as energy and graphite electrodes.

Following the increase, latest prices for...

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