The HF production demand migration: The European supply, demand balance
Published: Wednesday, 06 June 2018
Fluorspar, a key raw material used in the production of hydrofluoric acid (HF) has increased in price over the past six months in line with the price increases in its key end-market, HF production.
Around 10% of hydrofluoric acid consumption capacity has been
removed from the market in the past two years, which depressed
the market for most of 2017.
HF prices have significantly increased in 2018, which
signals the market has moved from over-supply to tight. The
reflection of these prices increases in the...