Price Briefing 30 September - 7 October
Published: Friday, 07 October 2016
TiO2 prices increases in the US and China, antimony trioxide price drop following a spike in September, iodine value fell, chromite price increase while lithium annual contract talks stall. Graphite, bauxite and brown fused alumina price flat week-on-week.
The first week of October has witnessed a number significant
mergers in the minerals’ industry. Leading
refractory producers, Austria’s RHI AG and
Brazil-based Magnesita GP, have agreed to a merger to create a
new entity, RHI Magnesita. A day after, Italian fluorochemical
producer Fluorsid Spa announced it has acquired the...