Falling acidspar demand hits Africa’s fluorspar

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Friday, 31 May 2013

Demand slowdown shuts fluorspar mines in Africa; slowdown to continue into Q3 2013

Mine closures have hit the fluorspar industry in Africa following continued depressed demand over the last 12 months.

Depressed fluorochemical and fluoropolymer markets have led to a significant drop in both demand and prices of acid grade fluorspar (acidspar) over the past year, forcing many fluorspar producers in the continent to bring production...

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