Price briefing: July 27-August 2
Published: Friday, 03 August 2018
Trade war fear pushes down seaborne antimony trioxide market; Tight supply pushes iodine prices higher; Supply, demand dynamics trigger evolution in chromite pricing spreads; GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese battery-grade lithium carbonate prices extend downtrend; Soda ash producers to factor higher costs into contract price negotiations; Tight supply pushes iodine prices higher; PRICING NOTICE: Launch of dried and bagged foundry chromite price; amendment of two prices; China's high-grade magnesia export prices fall on sporadic buying
The Chinese seaborne antimony trioxide
(Sb2O3) market has softened for the third consecutive week due
to trade war fears.
Iodine producers are trying to raise the
spot and contract prices but their customers are finding it
difficult to pass on the increases.
The evolution of spreads in non-met chromite markets...