Steel rebound spurs optimism in met-grade fluorspar market

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Market commentary: Growing steel production insulates metallurgical grade fluorspar market; customers turn to Afghanistan, Iran for low-cost supplies

A rebound in China and US’ steel output in the first four months of 2016 has insulated the metallurgical-grade fluorspar (metspar) market with increased enquiries signalling a recovery in demand.  

Registering 0.5% year-on-year (y-o-y) growth in crude steel production in the month of April this year, China’s consumption of lower...

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