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Chinese fluorspar prices drop as refrigerant season ends

By Albert Li
Published: Monday, 14 August 2017

Chinese fluorspar spot prices fell for the past two weeks as the high season has ended, but metspar remained high due to strong demand in the steel industry. Some traders warned that the supply pressure will remain as the environmental inspections continue.

Chinese fluorspar acidspar spot prices have dropped over the past two weeks as the traditional high season for refrigerants sales ended while demand from the steel industry continued to support metspar.

Acidspar (97% CaF2) is the key raw material for refrigerants or coolants and the high season for refrigerant is...

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