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  • March 2017

    Price briefing 17-23 March

    24 March 2017

    Lithium prices unchanged; brown fused alumina spreads widen; fluorspar continues to climb; antimony trioxide stable; chromite stand-off continues

  • Fluorspar prices continue to rise in China

    24 March 2017

    Fluorspar prices have risen in China in recent weeks, taking strength from a recovery in key end markets as well some tightness in supply.

  • Demonstrations end at Canada Fluorspar plant

    08 March 2017

    Demonstrations that occurred last week over complaints that the company was failing to hire locally have now ended. The company has confirmed it is still on track to begin production of 200,000 tpa in the last quarter of 2017.

  • February 2017

    Mexichem records strong Q4 sales, earnings

    27 February 2017

    Sales improved for the Mexican fluorspar supplier in Q4 although revenues fell on a full-year basis, affected by a slowdown in both its fluor and fluent operations.

  • Chinese fluorspar prices rise on steel turnaround, supply constraints

    24 February 2017

    Fluorspar prices have risen post the Spring Festival in China as a stronger domestic steel industry boosted metspar grades and supply constraints lent support to the acidspar market.

  • Acquisitions boost Imerys’ 2016 revenues

    16 February 2017

    Imerys’ long list of recently completed acquisitions brought in over €140m in additional revenue, boosting the company’s yearly turnover, as income showed robust growth while refractories remained difficult.

  • Chemours Q4 earnings hit by charges; TiO2 sales rise

    16 February 2017

    Despite charges relating to the settlement of its PFOA case with DuPont, Chemours reported positive improvements in its TiO2 division for the fourth quarter, driven by increased prices for the mineral y-o-y.

  • Value of Chinese fluorspar exports declines throughout 2016

    14 February 2017

    Although the country exported higher fluorspar volumes, prices for all fluorspar grades declined throughout the year. Meanwhile imports of both acidspar and metspar increased into China during 2016.

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