Falling sales and prices drag down China’s antimony trioxide market
Published: Monday, 30 November 2015
Slowing demand from end markets is failing to keep pace with capacity while softening ingot prices are eroding trioxide selling values.
Antimony trioxide (Sb2O3) producers in
China’s Hunan province have said that production
halts implemented during the first quarter of this year have
failed to prevent prices from sliding, as sales of the flame
retardant chemical have declined to unsustainable
Between January and the end of August, output of...