Chinese barite prices fall on softer US imports

By Laura Syrett
Published: Tuesday, 06 October 2015

CIF Gulf and FOB China prices decline as low oil price erodes drilling muds market.

Prices for Chinese barite (barytes) imported into the US have fallen by between $5 and $10/tonne, sources have indicated to IM, with FOB China prices also softening.

Market observers in the US said that falling demand from domestic importers in the...

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