Price Briefing 18-24 August

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 25 August 2017

Dwindling supply lifts Chinese calcined bauxite prices; Renewed supply pressure lifts Chinese antimony trioxide prices; Firm chromite prices amid improving demand; Stricter inspections in China force graphite prices up; Chinese brown fused alumina hit 1.5-year highs

Further crackdown on environmental rule-breaking plants in Shanxi have slashed calcined bauxite output, pushing prices up over the past fortnight.

Despite weak demand, antimony metal supply tightness in China has lifted the prices of the the flame retardant mineral higher as the summer season ends. Strict environmental inspections and related...

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