Europe perlite industry hit by weak demand and energy costs

By IM prices reporter
Published: Thursday, 06 October 2011

Price increases expected next year as energy costs continue to rise

Demand for perlite in Europe has weakened during the last quarter in line with a slowdown in construction across the region but prices are still expected to rise in the new year for certain applications.

A producer and exporter of perlite told IM: “During the last quarter we have seen...

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