FLUORSPAR 2018: What we learned this year
Published: Friday, 05 October 2018
Supply and demand outlooks and predictions for where prices will be in 2019, as well as expectations for traditional and new end-markets were all discussed at this year's fluorspar conference in South Africa.
Global supply has
decreased. Over 500,000
tonnes of fluorspar came out of global supply in 2017. This was
compounded with another 500,000 tonnes leaving the supply side
between 2012-2016 due to weak pricing in the market.
Market participants expect prices to move.
These expectations are already being reflected...