Price Briefing 1-7 July 2016

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 08 July 2016

Fluorspar prices fail to rebound due to weak demand; Chinese TiO2 operators signal yet another price hike; bauxite prices slow down amid persistent issues in consumption; Chinese silicon carbide export values point to lower prices; lithium prices see a degree of stabilisation.

Weak demand is continuing to affect fluorspar prices, as suppliers are entering negotiations to settle contracts for Q3. Meanwhile, major producers of TiO2 in China raised their prices for the seventh time this year.

Prices for refractory grade bauxite out of China have been suffering from downward pressure due to...

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