Rising bromine prices felt downstream

By Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 01 July 2015

Cost of elemental bromine has fluctuated 10% in Asia this year, putting margin pressure on flame retardant manufacturers.

The price of bromine has fluctuated by as much as 10% since the beginning of this year, forcing downstream producers of brominated products to introduce their own price increases.

Domestic Chinese prices for bromine rose as high as Chinese renminbi (Rmb) 19,670/tonne...

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