Weaker dollar may affect European bentonite, barytes prices

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Wednesday, 13 April 2011

European distributer says North Sea tax, fuel surcharge, could affect imports levels

Bentonite and barytes prices could be affected by a weakening dollar, a major European distributer and processor said this week.

The weaker dollar could work to incentivise European imports, as both bentonite and barytes produced within Europe become less competitive when compared to import prices.

Currently, bentonite, cat-litter...

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