Price Briefing 18-24 August
Published: Friday, 25 August 2017
Dwindling supply lifts Chinese calcined bauxite prices; Renewed supply pressure lifts Chinese antimony trioxide prices; Firm chromite prices amid improving demand; Stricter inspections in China force graphite prices up; Chinese brown fused alumina hit 1.5-year highs
Further crackdown on environmental rule-breaking plants in
Shanxi have slashed calcined bauxite output, pushing prices up
over the past fortnight.
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...