Price briefing 14 – 20 July

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 21 July 2017

Chinese graphite prices rebound following sharp decline when China scrapped export tax in January; Closure of numerous small mines in China supports ilmenite market; European producer Alteo to increase price on all speciality alumina products; Global antimony trioxide price drop; IM spodumene delisting notice


Spot prices for some Chinese graphite grades have increased this week as producers raised their offers amid environmental restrictions on output in China.   

"Unlike before, producers were not united; they were fighting in price wars for years," one producer in Shandong told IM.

"This time, producers...

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