Antimony trioxide market stalls

By Martim Facada
Published: Wednesday, 06 September 2017

The stronger Chinese Renminbi against the US dollar has helped to support antimony trioxide FOB China prices despite weak global demand. But low consumption has weighed on the European business, while the US market was partially affected by hurricane Harvey.

Global antimony trioxide spot prices have kept unchanged this week as depressed demand worldwide outweighed bullish offers from suppliers.  

A number of suppliers told IM that market condition remained disappointing despite the end of the quiet summer season. 

"It is not possible for demand to improve this year....

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