Cheap Chinese fluorochemicals weigh on international market
Published: Wednesday, 09 September 2015
End market update: Overcapacity in the domestic downstream industry has pushed Chinese fluorochemical producers towards export markets, where they are dumping low-priced material amid sluggish demand.
An increase in shipments of hydrofluoric
(HF) acid and aluminium fluoride (AlF3) from China
illustrate the country's growing dominance in the
fluorochemicals sector, as a result of the Chinese government's
efforts to encourage downstream expansion in the fluorspar