Ambiguity over HFC phase out clouds acidspar demand picture

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Wednesday, 21 October 2015

While efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by phasing out of hydrofluorocarbons is being prioritised, factors pertaining to policy, financing and end use provisions are creating greater uncertainties over the impact this will have on future acidspar demand.

Efforts to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through stricter environmental policies are creating ambiguity around the phasing down of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and the transition to hydrofluoroolefins (HFOs) – a trend expected to shape future fluorspar demand.

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