Flame retardant mineral price growth stutters

By Laura Syrett
Published: Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Slowing alumina, antimony and magnesium based chemicals demand drags on product values

Price appreciation for minerals used in flame retardants is slowing, according to recent market reports, as the speed of demand growth from electronics manufacturing and construction, particularly in Asia, begins to ebb.

Recent capacity expansion for many mineral-based chemicals in order to meet growing demand in recent years has created...

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