Lower prices put further pressure on Western fluorspar producers
Published: Friday, 20 June 2014
Margins slip as summer deals settle at lower levels; processing premium down
Excess supplies have put further pressure on acid-grade
fluorspar (acidspar) prices into North America and Europe, with
summer sales being settled at four-year lows.
CIF prices into Rotterdam, Holland and the US were revised down
this week, with industry sources confirming lower offers,
particularly from Chinese suppliers.