Price Briefing 4 – 10 October

By Emma Hughes
Published: Thursday, 10 October 2013

Phosphate, iodine prices fall; calcium carbonate, diatomite, perlite prices increase

On 1 October the US Federal government entered shutdown, affecting workers, services and importantly for industrial minerals, access to information such as that provided by the country’s Geological Survey (USGS).

A so-called funding gap created by Congress’ failure to pass budgetary approval by 1 October means that all...

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