Increase in Chinese exports weakens vanadium pentoxide prices in 2014
Published: Friday, 20 March 2015
Prices fall in wake of extra Chinese capacity with Metal Bulletin index hovering at $4/lb V2O5. Glencore output drops on maintenance outage.
Anglo-Swiss trading giant Glencore Plc said in its
preliminary 2014 results that while vanadium pentoxide (V2O5)
prices held steady in H1 2014 as expected, this trend did not
continue into the second half of the year.
Planned Brazilian and Australian production did not
materialise last year, which helped support prices,...