Flat year ahead for bromine prices, says Albemarle

Published: Wednesday, 29 January 2014

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US speciality chemicals producer Albemarle Corp. said that it expects prices for elemental bromineto be flat in 2014, following the stabilisation of the market towards the end of last year.

Without giving specific guidance on price levels, Albemarle’s senior vice president, Matthew Juneau, said during the company’s fourth quarter...

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