Price Briefing: August 17-23

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Published: Friday, 24 August 2018

Currency depreciation not yet reflecting on iodine prices; sluggish sales weigh on China’s magnesia export prices; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to launch frac sand price; China flake graphite prices dip on slow buying, weakening yuan; Chinese carbonate price range widens on lower concluded deals; Imported ilmenite price continues to fall in China; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of seven fluorspar prices

Iodine buyers in India and China are consuming their stockpiles and sitting out currency volatility in their countries.

Chinese magnesia export prices fell on sluggish trade and the lower value of the yuan against the dollar, while stockpiles gradually increased despite the ongoing mining restrictions.

Industrial Minerals proposes to launch an...

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