Price briefing – 17-24 May 2012
Published: Thursday, 24 May 2012
PCC, heavy rare earths prices expected to rise; graphite prices fall
Precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) prices
are expected to continue to rise in the coming years, owing
largely to increased lime costs, sources observed to
IM this week.
The PCC market was greatly impacted by the 2009 recession,
which saw the European and North American paper markets
bottom-out, falling 13% and...