29 September 2017
A number of market participants are wary of another fluorspar price increase in October as China is closed for business for a week-long national holiday. The ongoing output cuts due to environmental controls and the depreciating US dollar value are supporting fluorspar prices, which are increasingly setting the tone for the 2018 annual supply contract negotiations.
27 September 2017
The two major fluorochemicals producers will be appealing against last month's US court verdict to reverse a ban on a list of hydrofluorocarbons, arguing on the grounds of the risk to human health and environment.
15 September 2017
Spot metspar prices in Europe strengthened in mid-September following months of stability as the supply shortage in China finally bites. The strong euro against the dollar has also encouraged buying amid improving demand.
07 September 2017
China King increased fluorspar production and prices in H1 as it developed a new production process enabling it to start selling directly to smelting companies.
04 September 2017
Luxembourg-headquartered Traxys Group has successfully acquired US-based minerals trader CMC Cometals.
01 September 2017
The average export value of Chinese fluorspar and its downstream products continue to increase in July and prices of aluminium trifluoride and hydrofluoric (HF) acid have both hit new highs.