FLUORSPAR 2018: current market trends to continue pressuring prices

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Wednesday, 03 October 2018

The supply and demand balance, acidspar and metspar end-use demand and areas of growth for fluorspar were among the leading themes discussed on the panel hosted by Fastmarkets IM at the latest fluorspar conference.

Tighter supply in the fluorspar market has placed pressure on raw material and fluorine-derived product prices while new products are entering the market place and increasingly fragmented end-markets, creating uncertainty among market participants.

Establishing a detailed view of 2018’s market fundamentals and assessing what trends are now developing has been...

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