Price Briefing January 26 - February 1

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 01 February 2018

Global antimony trioxide market strengths; Calcined alumina markets appreciate in 2018 contracts; European titanium dioxide buyers resist price hikes; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue celestite, kyanite, nitrate, olivine and perlite prices.

The global antimony trioxide market strengths ahead of the Chinese New year influenced by the dollar depreciation and adverse weather in Chinese Hunan Province.

Strong demand fundamentals from refractory end-markets and the wide-reaching effects of a raw material supply scarcity are supporting long-term prices.

Solid inventories have limited producers' ability...

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