Thailand’s fluorspar exports surge with opening of new plant

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Supply update: SC Mining begin production from 50,000 tpa facility; exports up 184% y-o-y

Fluorspar exports from Thailand increased by 184% year-on-year (y-o-y) in 2014, with the opening of SC Mining’s new processing plant in Northern Thailand.

The plant, which has an estimated capacity of 50,000 tonnes, is expected to re-establish Thailand as a low-cost producer, in particular to surrounding Southeast Asian nations....

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