IM Fluorspar 2017: Canada, South Africa, Vietnam projects plug Chinese supply gap

By Albert Li
Published: Thursday, 02 November 2017

New fluorspar mines outside China are swooping in as prices rise, speakers told delegates at the Amsterdam conference last week.

Fluorspar producers in Canada, Vietnam and South Africa are ramping up output at the time when Chinese supply has been curtailed due to environmental legislation, as IM reported earlier. 

Although China remains a major global supplier of fluorspar with a downstream focus that will continue to rationalize supply, Vietnam's...

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