Price Briefing 15 – 21 January

By Laura Syrett
Published: Friday, 22 January 2016

Fluorspar and CCM prices slide; vein graphite to remain stable; US soda ash suppliers nail down 2016 contracts.

China’s annual GDP growth slipped to 6.9% in 2015, the slowest rate since 1990, led by contracting steel production, power generation and construction activity.

Steel output declined by 2.3% last year, to 802.8m tonnes, while the energy sector shrank by 0.2%.

Market observers reported that...

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