Ceramic-grade kaolin prices stable ahead of 2017 contract talks

By Yoke Wong
Published: Monday, 19 September 2016

As the industry gears up for 2017 contract negotiations the price of kaolin from Vietnam continues to hold steady as even some supply disruptions fail to offset the weak demand outlook.

Vietnamese-origin ceramic-grade kaolin contract prices remained stable ahead of the 2017 annual supply agreement negotiations in October. 

Most ceramic producers and Vietnamese kaolin producers will be starting annual contract talks in October, but the demand outlook in the short-term remained weak.

Demand for ceramics consumer goods have plummeted from...

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