Antimony trioxide prices increase as trade tensions grow
Published: Tuesday, 11 September 2018
The trade war between the United States and China has pushed antimony trioxide prices higher because of a sustained shortage of antimony metal.
The market for seaborne Chinese antimony trioxide (Sb2O3)
has moved up week-on-week because of a shortage of antimony metal, the raw
material used in the production of this flame retardant,
alongside the fear of a trade war which has stalled consumption
in North America.
Prices in the Chinese seaborne antimony...