Chemical-grade chromite falls to 14-month low

By Yoke Wong
Published: Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Strict anti-pollution measures continued to hit chromite demand in China and spot prices for the mineral have posted another decline to 14-month low.

Chemical-grade chromite spot prices fell further this week as the ongoing draconian environmental control on the Chinese chromium chemical industry continued to cap demand.  

China is one the biggest chromite importers in the world as the chemical-grade mineral is a key feedstock for chromium chemicals, which are consumed by...

This is a preview of the full article

  • 2 years pricing data on all minerals
  • The latest global news and features
  • Print magazine
  • Article archive ranging from 1988
  • Access on the move with IM Insight mobile app

Take a Trial or Subscription today. Start below: