Prices rise further in chemical, foundry grade chromite markets

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Wednesday, 07 March 2018

Strong demand for dried and bagged chromite is driving increases in foundry sand prices while the chemical-grade market is splitting between a cheaper China and more expensive destinations elsewhere in the world.

Chromite prices have moved up further over the past week with limited availability continuing to put pressure on supplies of both chemical- and foundry-grade material, while premiums are rising in some cases.

Demand for foundry sand remains high across the board, with major markets in western countries as well as...

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