Iodine spot, contract prices tick upwards slightly

By Martim Facada
Published: Friday, 28 July 2017

The global iodine market saw a small uptick in prices although spot consumers and suppliers acknowledged there was little business activity. Tender for 8 tonnes of material was concluded and suppliers remain bullish on sentiment.

Spot and contract prices of iodine (crystal, 99.5%min, drums) have risen on the low end of the IM  price ranges, according to IM 27 July market assessment.

Suppliers remain bullish pushing prices to the $21/kg mark for container volumes (typically 18 tonnes) in both contract and spot markets but consumers...

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