FLUORSPAR 2018: Is China now a net importer of fluorspar?
Published: Wednesday, 03 October 2018
The tightness in the fluorspar market that has been experienced by producers globally and by consumers outside China so far this year meant that the country’s imports and exports of the commodity were a key topic of discussion at Fastmarkets IM’s fluorspar conference.
Diminished supplies of fluorspar in the Chinese market, at a
time when the country’s end-markets have remained
strong, has led market participants to wonder whether China is
now a net importer of the material, according to delegates at
Fastmarkets’ annual fluorspar conference.
Delegates who gathered for the conference, hosted...