Iodine market confounded by continuing low prices

By Myles McCormick
Published: Friday, 09 December 2016

As the price of iodine remains weak, market participants wonder how some suppliers can afford to keep their heads above water.

Iodine suppliers have expressed further frustration at the enduring low price of the material, following a further drop in spot prices in recent weeks.

With spot prices now hitting a low point of $18.5/kg – a far cry from prices of over the $90/kg seen in 2011 – producers are at...

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