China’s steel slide deters metspar consumption: Chart

By Shruti Salwan
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 the...

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