23 June 2017
A severe supply shortage has lifted fused magnesia prices outside of China; Chinese flake graphite grades post uptick; spot chromite prices fall on lack of Chinese buying; baryte holds unchanged despite heavy rain storm temporarily hitting production in China; antimony trioxide prices under pressure; Chinese producers raise rare earth prices again; ilmenite trading activity slumps leading some to speculate that it could be an end to the rise in prices.
21 June 2017
Lack of material available for export from China has prompted prices of European-produced fused magnesia to increase, while other grades are holding firm.
07 June 2017
IM's monthly price movements.