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.
19 June 2017
Prices published by Chinese firms for some rare earths have increased as the authorities continue to deal firmly with producers who break the law.
26 May 2017
Mineral sands producer Iluka raised zircon prices; while ilmenite and rutile prices held firm; China Southern Rare Earth Group Co. unveiled another round of price hike; Magnesia prices unchanged as Chinese government sets new environmental standards; Galaxy Resources complete 2016 offtake spodumene sales
23 May 2017
South China Rare Earth Group unveils another round of price increases, following the company's historic decision to publish prices last month
19 May 2017
The ongoing draconian anti-pollution controls in China continue to disrupt production in a number of minerals, which has lifted prices in bauxite and antimony trioxide. Meanwhile, fused magnesia is no longer available in China; producers announced another rare earth price hike; chromite and silicon carbide prices remained stable; and lithium carbonate spot have risen in China again.
18 May 2017
In the third week of May, China Southern Rare Earth Group Co once again raised the prices of its middle and heavy rare earth products on May 15th, and this is already the third time in May.
12 May 2017
China Northern Rare Earth Hi-Tech Group and China Southern Rare Earth Group Co have edged their prices upwards again in May.