Price Briefing: August 10 - 16
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.
Chinese domestic spot...