Albemarle ratchets up bromine prices by 30%
Published: Friday, 27 March 2015
Increases will not affect oilfield clear brine solutions; rise likely driven by struggling flame retardant profitability.
Albemarle Corp. is to increase the price of elemental bromine and
bromine derivatives by 30%.
The Baton Rouge, US-based company said late yesterday that
the rises would take effect immediately, or as contracts allow.
It also said that clear brine...