Political pressures jeopardise acidspar recovery

By Andrew Miller
Published: Friday, 12 July 2013

Environmental concerns add to woes of the fluorocarbon sector; outlook uncertain for acidspar demand

International pressures to reduce the production of greenhouse gas chemicals are threatening to disrupt any potential upturn in acid-grade fluorspar (acidspar) demand over the coming months.

Industrialised nations are expected to ramp up efforts to minimise hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) emissions subsequent to the agreement between the US and China to coordinate efforts through...

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