IM Fluorspar 2017: Canada, South Africa, Vietnam projects plug Chinese supply gap
Published: Thursday, 02 November 2017
New fluorspar mines outside China are swooping in as prices rise, speakers told delegates at the Amsterdam conference last week.
Fluorspar producers in Canada, Vietnam and South Africa are
ramping up output at the time when
Chinese supply has been curtailed due to environmental
legislation, as IM reported earlier.
Although China remains a major global supplier of fluorspar
with a downstream focus that will continue to rationalize