Solid ceramics and glass demand keeps Vietnamese kaolin, silica sand prices stable

By Laura Syrett
Published: Monday, 29 February 2016

Preference for higher quality material in China is supporting Vietnamese kaolin prices while robust consumption of silica sand by the Asian glass industry is offsetting lower volumes sold to foundries.

Prices for kaolin and silica sand in Vietnam have remained steady within IM’s current ranges this year, owing to steady consumption of these minerals by local ceramics and glass industries, respectively.

Vietnamese sources said that IM’s prices continue to...

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