Aluminium slump threatens fluorspar recovery
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