Bromine prices stable but input costs climb

By Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Albemarle reports year-on-year weakness; ICL hikes product prices

Speciality chemical producer Albemarle said it observed lower prices year-on-year (y-o-y) for both hydrobromic acid (HBr) and elemental bromine during the second quarter in 2013, but noted that prices had remained flat with Q1.

The US-headquartered company said that the relative weakness in prices had contributed to lower y-o-y profitability...

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