Price Briefing: Week 16

Published: Thursday, 22 April 2010

Rare earths and refractory bauxite steady as antimony, metspar and soda ash climb

Metallurgical grade fluorspar (metspar) prices are firming in China as improving domestic markets fuel demand.

The renminbi’s rise against the dollar has also put upwards pressure on dollar-based prices. Prices for 80% CaF2 metspar are now $190-200/tonne, FOB China.


Chinese refractory bauxite prices are steady this...

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