Price Briefing 27 March – 2 April

By Laura Syrett
Published: Thursday, 02 April 2015

Antimony prices fall by 50% since 2011; price wars put pressure on Chinese magnesia.

Torrential rain and flooding in northern Chile and Argentina created a frisson in a number of mineral and metal markets this week, as lithium, iodine, potash, copper and silver miners were forced to suspend operations and mobilise emergency recovery procedures.

The region experienced around 15 times the average rainfall for...

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