Price Briefing 18 – 24 March
Published: Thursday, 24 March 2016
Graphite and fluorspar prices hindered by low demand and excess supply; TiO2 price improvements a long way away; falling frac sand prices show no sign of recovery.
The Chinese New Year was expected play a significant party in
easing excess supply in a number of sectors, particularly in
graphite and fluorspar, however both stockpiles and pressure on
materials have continued to build.
In graphite, stagnating refractories demand, particularly in
China, has led to oversupply and the undercutting of...