Price Briefing 27 March – 2 April
Published: Thursday, 02 April 2015
Antimony prices fall by 50% since 2011; price wars put pressure on Chinese magnesia.
Torrential rain and
flooding in northern Chile and Argentina created a frisson
in a number of mineral and metal markets this week, as lithium, iodine, potash, copper and
silver miners were forced to suspend operations and mobilise
emergency recovery procedures.
The region experienced around 15 times the average rainfall