Price Briefing 27 July – 2 August

By Laura Syrett
Published: Thursday, 02 August 2012

Solid performances by fluorspar and chromite; lithium fails to achieve gold

China might be surpassing expectations in the Olympics, but a weakening PMI and faltering demand from the world’s largest economy has kept sterling performances on the mineral markets at bay.

Fluorspar prices remained stable this week, although market commentators outside China repeated previous warnings of negative market sentiments.

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