Price Briefing: 28 July - 3 August

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 04 August 2017

Ilmenite prices flat as market takes stock of China mine closures; activity increase lifts chemical chromite prices; Chinese graphite prices keep rising; Imerys Graphite to increase carbon black prices; iodine spot and contract prices tick upwards slightly.

Prices of chemical chromite adjusted upwards on the higher end 3 August although some aggressive bids are still coming in. Suppliers welcome higher demand.

While ilmenite prices were unchanged this week market participants questioned what impact the closure of mines in China will have on the market.

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