Price Briefing 2-8 September 2016
Published: Friday, 09 September 2016
Mongolia fluorspar producers secured higher 2017 contract prices, antimony trioxide spot prices continued to climb, chromite suppliers raised their offers amid firm demand, while titanium dioxide (TiO2) feedstock ilmenite prices gained.
As the mineral industry entered into the end of third
quarter, market participants are getting ready to begin talks
on supply contracts for 2017. The ongoing sluggish demand and
low minerals’ prices continued to weigh on most of
the market, and the weak fundamentals will be a key factor