US bentonite prices firming on higher production costs

Published: Tuesday, 07 December 2010

Energy, insurance costs and rising demand pushing prices upwards for Q1 2011

Bentonite prices in the USA are firming as producers seek to cover increasing costs, in particular, energy, insurance and the costs of compliance with new government regulations.

Producers have seen a significant rebound in demand in 2010 over 2009, and even ahead of 2008 levels.

As one market source put...

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