Paper grade kaolin prices weaken in US

By Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Competition forces producers to offer lower cost coating products

Prices for paper coating grade kaolin in the US have fallen as consumption of the clay by paper markets remained flat in 2013.

Values for No.1 paper coating grade kaolin (ex-Georgia plant) have dropped to $130-$180/s.ton from $167-$217/s.ton.

No.2 paper coating grade (ex-Georgia...

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