Renewed supply pressure lifts Chinese antimony trioxide prices
Published: Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Despite weak demand, antimony metal supply tightness in China has lifted the prices of the the flame retardant mineral higher as the summer season ends. Strict environmental inspections and related output cuts in China are widely expected to continue.
Chinese antimony trioxide spot prices jumped higher 22
August amid further raw material supply squeeze as the quiet
business conditions during the summer season draws to an end.
Despite weak flame retardant demand in most regions, the
trioxide price increases were mainly driven by antimony metal
supply cuts in...