Fluorspar: Year in Review 2016

By Kasia Patel
Published: Friday, 30 December 2016

A roundup of the year’s main events in the global fluorspar market.

Fluorspar prices fell to new lows in the first half of 2016 amid weak demand and overcapacity. Steel market demand for metallurgical fluorspar (metspar) remained soft, despite an upturn in steelmaking globally from the second quarter, while capacity closures were offset by new production coming online in Asia and South...

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