Price Briefing 30 September - 7 October

By IM Staff
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...

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