Price Briefing March 23 - April 5

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott, Davide Ghilotti, Martim Facada, Cameron Perks, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 06 April 2018

Tightening supply gives zircon, rutile prices a boost as Q2 gets underway; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of wollastonite prices; Chinese lithium market remains slow but prices rise globally; Low-grade magnesia prices fall while stocks rise; Foundry chromite prices strengthen; chemical grade stable; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of sulphur prices

Continued supply tightness pushed zircon prices higher heading into the second quarter of 2018, with rutile prices also benefiting from similar market conditions.

Spot prices in the domestic Chinese market for lithium have softened before Easter due to lower consumption, while prices in the rest of the world have gone...

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