Fluorspar industry awaits downstream expansion
Published: Wednesday, 15 June 2016
Ongoing progress pertaining to the phase down of HCFCs under the Montreal Protocol has pushed industrial focus towards the new generation of refrigerants.
Growing initiatives to phase out the production of
ozone-depleting substances (ODS), mainly
hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), have shifted towards a new
generation of refrigerants. However, a lack of additional
fluorochemical projects owing to limited end user demand
indicates a sluggish outlook for fluorspar.
The emphasis on creating new opportunities for natural