29 July 2020
Silicon carbide prices for abrasive and refractory applications remained mostly steady month on month on Tuesday July 28, bucking the downward trend of other industrial minerals since the beginning of the year as a consequence of the economic slowdown triggered by the Covid-19 global pandemic.
24 July 2020
The weekly spot iodine price softened in the week to Thursday July 23, with reduced consumption increasing the availability of material.
26 June 2020
Monthly contract prices for iodine have narrowed this month, with cheaper material no longer available on the market despite some reports of a drop in consumption.
18 June 2020
The weekly spot iodine price held in the week to Thursday June 18 but reports of a drop in demand and consumption across several market sectors as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic caused sentiment to turn.
03 June 2020
Weaker demand due to Covid-19 has caused US soda ash prices to tick down and the Chinese price to fall further below $200 per tonne.