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  • Price briefing 14-20 April 21 April 2017

    A clampdown on tax evasion lifts China-origin bauxite; brown fused alumina remains unchanged; antimony trioxide prices in Europe increased; Chinese silicon carbide output cut could support European market; iodine prices rise. Read More

  • Price briefing 7-13 April 13 April 2017

    Chemical grade chromite prices declined; Chinese fused magnesia prices increased; Chinese producers raised offer prices for antimony trioxide; and China's largest rare earths producer hiked its prices for the fourth time in 2017. Read More

  • 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 Read More

  • Price briefing 24 – 30 March 31 March 2017

    Producers in China announced yet another TiO2 price hike; feedstock ilmenite prices increased on tight supply; antimony trioxide prices rose; iodine unchanged as market digests production cut in Chile. Read More

  • 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 Read More

  • Price Briefing 10-16 March 17 March 2017

    Antimony trioxide spot prices spike; magnesia unchanged but supply to remain tight; China-origin soda ash falls. Read More

  • Price briefing 3-9 March 10 March 2017

    Magnesia held unchanged, as brown fused alumina and titanium dioxide prices increased while iodine remained stable. Read More

  • Price Briefing 24 February – 2 March 03 March 2017

    Environmental controls in China continued to disrupt production for a number of industrial minerals; magnesia prices could rise; antimony trioxide climbed week-on-week; pigments producers announced price hikes for iron oxide. Read More

  • Price briefing 17-23 February 24 February 2017

    Fears of Chinese production shutdowns due to the governments anti-pollution campaign sent antimony trioxide prices soaring this past week while the improving performance of the steel industry lifted the fluorspar market. Read More

  • Price Briefing 10-16 February 17 February 2017

    Cristal joins other producers to announce a further price hike in titanium dioxide this week, while spodumene producer sold lithium concentrate for delivery in H1 2017; Chinese rare earths producer announced price increase. Read More

  • Price Briefing 3-9 February 10 February 2017

    Trading remains quiet in the first week after the Chinese New Year holiday, but a number of industrial mineral miners have announced production update. Antimony trioxide spot prices increased while chromite held firm. Read More

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