Redrawing trade patterns or graphite and fluorspar

By Laura Syrett, Andrew Miller
Published: Monday, 25 November 2013

Export hotspots shift to developing regions which leads to new global trade routes emerging for minerals

Mineral prices and deposit grades are often touted as the factors that decide whether a new mining project will make it into development.

But according to Andy Miller, analyst for IM Data’s specialist graphite and fluorspar information service, deposit location and associated logistics costs are also key determinants of a...

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