PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue perlite prices

By IM Staff
Published: Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Industrial Minerals is proposing to discontinue the following perlite market grades:

Perlite, coarse (filter aid), bulk, FOB east Mediterranean, €/tonne
Perlite, fine and medium (construction), bulk, FOB east Mediterranean, €/tonne
Perlite, milled filter-aid grade, ex-works USA, $/tonne
Perlite, raw, crushed, grade, big bags, FOB Turkey, $/tonne
Perlite, raw, crushed, grade, bulk, FOB Turkey, $/tonne

Industrial Minerals is inviting feedback on the suspension of the aforementioned pricing series following internal assessments that have determined they no longer represent, or serve, the current state of the market today.

The consultation period for these proposed price discontinuations will end one month from the date of this pricing notice, on January 31, 2018, with changes taking place from February 28, 2018.

To provide feedback on this price or if you would like to provide price information by becoming a data submitter to this price, please contact by email at: Please add the subject heading re: Perlite

Please note Industrial Minerals reserves the right to refine these prices if sufficient market demand warrants such action.

To see all Industrial Minerals’ pricing methodology and specification documents go to

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