Year in Review 2012: Antimony

By Laura Syrett
Published: Monday, 31 December 2012

Exploration gears-up outside China as flame retardants market slips away


Antimony exploration in 2012 was characterised by a worldwide drive to increase global production.

Beyond China – which controls around 90% of global antimony trioxide supply – efforts were made to scale-up mine output, notably in Bolivia, Russia, South Africa and Tajikistan, along with a number of European projects.

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