Price Briefing 9-16 September 2016
Published: Friday, 16 September 2016
Mineral sands prices moved up on increased activity in titanium dioxide and tighter supply from China; antimony trioxide continues to rise on the back of strength in antimony metal; suppliers of chemical grade chrome ore have raised their quotes further but the degree of acceptance from the market remains to be seen.
While oil prices are unlikely to recover to above $50/bbl
before 2018, with more consolidation required to reduce the
global oversupply, there remain some areas of positivity for
mineral suppliers to the sector, delegates at
IM’s Frac Sand conference in
Minneapolis heard this past week.
There are signs...