Europe perlite industry hit by weak demand and energy costs
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...