Fluorspar industry forecasts bleak for third quarter

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Friday, 05 July 2013

Depressed end-market outlook suggests industry downturn will persist

Weak demand continues to plague the fluorspar industry with certain grades being traded at two and a half year lows. A slump in demand from the fluorocarbon sector has stunted acid grade fluorspar (acidspar) consumption, while the persistent fragility of the steel market has had a similar effect on the metallurgical grade fluorspar (metspar) market....

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