Chinese barite prices slip towards year end
Published: Wednesday, 19 December 2012
US sources cite several reasons behind the drops
Prices for Chinese barites (barytes) have slipped this month
after increased global competition diluted the need for the
countrys supply, US sources have indicated.
Chinese barite API (lump, CIF Gulf Coast) and drilling grade
API (unground lump, FOB China) came down to $155-160/tonne and
$130-140/tonne respectively, one source...