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Clouds gather for minsands as energy minerals renege on premature optimism

By Laura Syrett
Published: Monday, 22 September 2014

Potash prices strong to 2017, says SocGen; lithium and graphite’s Tesla boost flattened

Industrial mineral markets were slow to get moving in September, with anticipated upticks in buying activity in a number of sectors, including graphite, lithium and iodine, failing to materialise, causing prices to flatten or fall back.

Persistent concerns about the health of the Chinese economy, and in particular its construction...

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