Price Briefing: August 10 - 16

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 17 August 2018

Flake graphite prices soften on sellers’ push; Seizure of ‘smuggled’ antimony metal turns trioxide sentiment positive; GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese, Europe, US lithium carbonate prices edge down; Weak yuan pushes bauxite, fused alumina prices down; Pricing notice: Discontinuation of four European graphite prices

Prices for three grades of European flake graphite declined this week as well as one grade of China-origin material, as the impact of the cheaper yuan spreads to graphite trading.

Expectations of further price declines for antimony have been reversed by the seizure of smuggled Chinese feedstock.

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