China’s steel slide deters metspar consumption: Chart
Published: Wednesday, 17 June 2015
Downloadable graph: As China steel enters ‘peak zone’ domestic consumption for metspar deteriorates while pushing exports towards international markets
As China’s steel industry
peaks, consumption rates for metallurgical grade fluorspar
(metspar) in the country have fallen, a trend that is fuelling
greater disparity in domestic trade patterns.
Imports for Q1 2015 were down by 20% to 26,000 tonnes from