Chinese zircon slows on construction industry stagnation

By John Ollett
Published: Tuesday, 03 July 2012

The zircon industry has seen upheaval around the world in recent times with prices rocketing from an average of $842/tonne (FOB Australia) in June 2010 to $2,500/tonne this month. Recent softening demand has seen major producers, like Iluka Resources, slashing production which is likely to keep prices at current levels.

The zircon industry has seen upheaval around the world in recent times with prices rocketing from an average of $842/tonne (FOB Australia) in June 2010 to $2,500/tonne this month. Recent softening demand has seen major producers, like Iluka Resources, slashing production which is likely to keep prices at current levels....

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