PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue vermiculite prices

Published: Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Industrial Minerals proposes to discontinue five vermiculite prices.

Industrial Minerals proposes to discontinue the following five vermiculite prices:

Vermiculite Exfoliated, (bagged grading 1mm, 3mm, 8mm, per110 litre/4 cu.ft bag) ex-Johannesburg

Vermiculite, Brazilian, big bags, fob Antwerp, $/tonne

Vermiculite, Brazilian, big bags, fob East Coast Port, $/tonne

Vermiculite, South African, bulk, fob Antwerp, $/tonne

Vermiculite, Zimbabwean, bulk fob Antwerp, $/tonne

Industrial Minerals is inviting feedback on the proposed discontinuation of the aforementioned pricing series after preliminary inquiries suggested a perceived lack of appetite for them.

The consultation period for the proposed price discontinuations will end one month from the date of this pricing notice on April 24, with changes taking place from April 25. 

To provide feedback on these prices or if you would like to provide price information by becoming a data submitter to these prices, please contact William Clarke by email at: Please add the subject heading FAO: William Clarke re: vermiculite.

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