Have zircon prices peaked?

By Cameron Perks
Published: Thursday, 05 July 2018

Continued supply tightness has pushed the price of zircon upward in the third quarter of this year, confirming earlier predictions by market participants. Now due to several factors, participants are asking if this is the peak for prices.

Tightening global supply has caused zircon prices to rise in the third quarter of 2018, confirming predictions made by market participants in May and June.

A decline in zircon supply appeared in 2017 when producers experienced deposit and stockpile depletion as well as a decline in grade and mineral assemblages. A good...

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