Gulf Fluor’s AlF3 plant: a success story in an oversaturated market?

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Tuesday, 05 April 2016

End-market update: With downstream demand slowing and challenges in the aluminium industry increasing, questions hover around whether Gulf Fluor’s AlF3 capacity continues to benefit from regional demand from GCC or is adding on to existing stockpiles in an oversaturated market.

Abu Dhabi-based chemical company, Gulf Fluor, which came on-stream last year with an additional capacity of 60,000 of aluminium fluoride, is aiming to continue operating at 80% of the capacity in 2016 despite the end-market slowdown.

The company has been...

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