China supply disruption fails to lift fluorspar prices elsewhere
Published: Friday, 07 April 2017
Despite the recent uptrend of China-origin fluorspar, prices elsewhere in the world have remained largely stable as consumers remain well-covered by long-term contracts. Amid improving demand and the ongoing anti-pollution related supply cut in China, some are optimistic of a recovery following six years of depressed demand and falling prices.
Fluorspar prices were largely stable outside China in early
April amid supply disruptions in the world's largest producing
country as most consumers remained well-covered by their
China, which accounts for about 50% of global fluorspar
supply, has been facing supply disruptions since late February
as Beijing imposed strict...