Price Briefing: Week 17 – antimony, rare earths, borates

Published: Thursday, 28 April 2011

Antimony trioxide prices fall in line with metal, borates and rare earth continue run

Prices of antimony trioxide, a raw material used in flame retardants, have fallen in line with antimony metal as demand from Asia and Europe weakens.

Slower demand has coincided with rising Chinese supply as nine smelters in Hunan province are restarted after extended shutdowns.


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