US fluorspar imports rise on stronger metspar demand
Published: Wednesday, 25 April 2018
US steel production rebounded in 2017, driving up metspar imports by almost 30%.
The annual volume of fluorspar imported into the United
States increased by 5% in 2017, driven by greater metspar
consumption created by the rebound of the
country’s domestic steel sector.
Total imports rose to 401,000 tonnes in 2017 from 383,000
tonnes year-on-year, according to data from the US