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Fluorspar imports to China increase in June

By Albert Li
Published: Tuesday, 08 August 2017

In June, fluorspar imports increased while exports decreased and downstream industries such as aluminium fluoride and hydrofluoric acid performed well with high higher exports and average prices.

The quantity of fluorspar (CaF≤97%) imported into China jumped 72.3% year-on-year (y-o-y) and 13.13% month-on-month (m-o-m) to 18,055 tonnes, with an average import price $133.47/tonne. Mongolia and North Korea accounted for 87% and 12.7% of imports respectively.

Mean while exports of the mineral...

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