Aluminium slump threatens fluorspar recovery

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Friday, 28 August 2015

End market review: Falling aluminium demand in China raises concerns over potential recovery in upstream market; AlF3 faces severe overcapacity.

Falling demand for aluminium caused by the slowdown in China is pushing aluminium fluoride (AlF3) into further overcapacity, threatening a potential recovery in fluorspar demand.

Sources told IM that the demand for aluminium in the world’s biggest consumer market has dropped to its...

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