US fluorspar imports rise on stronger metspar demand

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
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 Geological...

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