Pressures in Asian markets squeeze refractory and chemical minerals

By Laura Syrett
Published: Friday, 28 November 2014

Global increases for calcium carbonate and kaolin Refractory minerals under strain in China

November brought little in the way of positive news for the global indus­trial minerals industry, with price ap­preciation confined to list price increases by global producers. Some of these were attributed to cost infla­tion, while others were aimed at countering declines in spot prices.

Even barite (barytes)...

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