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Fluorspar pricing news

  • May 2017

    Refrigerant value rises on Chinese fluorspar price spike

    24 May 2017

    Higher Chinese fluorspar prices have contributed to a rise in the value of downstream products.

  • Chinese fluorspar spot prices hit four-year high

    12 May 2017

    Acidspar prices in China continue to rise , hitting four-year highs this week, as the ongoing anti-pollution checks in the country caused a supply shortage in the domestic market.

  • Price briefing 5-11 May

    12 May 2017

    Prices were mixed across a number of industrial minerals markets, with anti-pollution related production shutdowns lifting prices for antimony trioxide, while Chinese fluorspar prices also continue to rise. Amid prices surging over the past months, fluorspar market participants have urged caution amid supply and demand uncertainty. Rutile and titanium dioxide prices have also increased. In contrast, chemical-grade chromite prices have slumped.

  • Market urges caution amid rapid China fluorspar price jump

    12 May 2017

    Many market participants warned against the suggestion of improving demand following sudden price spike in Chinese fluorspar prices since February, as the global supply and demand balance remains unclear.

  • April 2017

    IM Prices May 2017

    27 April 2017

    See article below, from the May issue of Industrial Minerals, for market updates on price movements in various industrial minerals. Minerals featured this month include: lithium, graphite, chromite, alumina, fluorspar, magnesia, antimony trioxide, fluorspar, rare earths, silicon carbide

  • IM's April Price Movements

    27 April 2017

    IM's monthly price movements.

  • Price briefing 31 March – 6 April

    07 April 2017

    Chromite buying activities may increase in Q2; fluorspar prices outside China flat but demand expected to improve; spherical graphite stagnant; white fused alumina prices fall

  • China supply disruption fails to lift fluorspar prices elsewhere

    07 April 2017

    Despite the recent uptrend of China-origin fluorspar, prices elsewhere in the world have remained largely stable as consumers remain well-covered by long-term contracts. Amid improving demand and the ongoing anti-pollution related supply cut in China, some are optimistic of a recovery following six years of depressed demand and falling prices.

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