Competition stiffens in talc spot market
Published: Thursday, 23 June 2016
In the talc spot trading market competition is intensifying, putting downwards pressure on prices. Meanwhile, European traders await the outcome of the European Union Referendum, in which a UK split from the continent could have a negative impact.
Talc prices are experiencing strong
competition in the spot market as some of the
world’s leading suppliers are pushing low-cost
offers to the market, sources told IM.
While long-term contracts have been more resilient to market
fluctuations, private deals in the spot trading market continue
to take place...