UniteCR ’17: Buyers brace for higher raw material prices in '18

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Thursday, 05 October 2017

Several consumers of refractory minerals gathered in Santiago told IM they are certain that “everything will appreciate” next year as shortage of materials will trigger higher contract prices.

Price increases are expected to be seen "in most refractory raw materials" next years, buyers attending the UniteCR 2017 conference in Chile told IM.

As the tightness affecting several industrial minerals markets on the back of reduced output in China continues to pressure prices upwards, several consumers have reported they...