Price Briefing: Week 48 – fluorspar & fused zirconia rise sharply

Published: Thursday, 02 December 2010

Met-grade fluorspar, bentonite & fused Zr hikes, while graphite, RE & SiC firm

Fused zirconia prices are moving up sharply for the first quarter of 2011. Indications are that the price hikes will be in the order of 20-25% as the producers look to cover increased costs including energy, graphite electrodes, and zircon sand.


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