China's aluminium trifluoride prices spike on shutdowns
Published: Wednesday, 31 May 2017
Prices for aluminium trifluoride – a key material for aluminium production – have jumped in China following a series of shutdowns related the anti-pollution policies being enforced. The value of the material is meanwhile being supported by rising fluorspar prices.
Aluminium trifluoride (AlF3) prices in China have spiked due
to large-scale production cuts amid the ongoing environmental
clean-up by the Beijing government, as the value of the
material is being supported by higher fluorspar cost.
ALF3 is used as a flux for aluminium metal production and
many producers worldwide source...