Chinese fluorspar prices remain firm in run-up to Chinese New Year

By Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 09 February 2018

Fluorspar prices in China were steady this week, supported by rising steel production and prices, while buyers are being forced to seek alternative suppliers with domestic producers closed for Lunar New Year.

Fluorspar prices have remained high in China despite a lack of activity in the market because producers have been reluctant to offer material at any price due to the approaching Chinese New Year, which falls on February 16 this year.

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