Price briefing 14 – 20 July
Published: Friday, 21 July 2017
Chinese graphite prices rebound following sharp decline when China scrapped export tax in January; Closure of numerous small mines in China supports ilmenite market; European producer Alteo to increase price on all speciality alumina products; Global antimony trioxide price drop; IM spodumene delisting notice
Spot prices for some Chinese graphite grades have increased
this week as producers raised their offers amid environmental
restrictions on output in China.
"Unlike before, producers were not united; they were
fighting in price wars for years," one producer in Shandong
"This time, producers...