Chinese fluorspar imports double in 2017 to cover lower domestic output
Published: Wednesday, 28 March 2018
Chinese consumers have added to market tightness by purchasing material on the international market to service domestic fluorspar consumption.
Chinese consumers imported 140,228 tonnes
of fluorspar over 2017, up 47% from 75,086 tonnes the previous
year, after environmental controls in China strangled domestic
Domestic Chinese consumers have increasingly relied on
imported material, which has contributed...