Chinese acidspar prices fall on end market overcapacity

By Jessica Roberts
Published: Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Prices lose $100/tonne as seasonal demand also conspires to reduce sales

Prices for Chinese acid grade fluorspar have fallen by as much as $100/tonne since the start of the fourth quarter as demand from end markets such as fluorocarbons and fluoropolymers have suffered seasonal downturns.

 

“In the first half of 2011 prices peaked at $600/tonne; in the case of...

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