Indian baryte exporters gear up for APMDC tender process

By Yoke Wong
Published: Thursday, 08 June 2017

Indian exporters wait with bated breath to see if near-monopolist APMDC will lower prices for the mineral, allowing increased competition with other suppliers.

Exporters in India are waiting for the state-owned baryte mine owner  Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corp (APMDC) to announce the date of its tender following the expiry of the previous one-year contract. 

Indian is the world’s second-largest barytes producer after China, and output is overwhelmingly centred on one...

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