Chinese barite prices fall on softer US imports
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...