Price Briefing: October 19-25

By William Clarke
Published: Friday, 26 October 2018

Aggressive fluorspar price increases continue as China prices jump, China’s domestic magnesia prices up on reduced supply but export prices unchanged, GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China’s battery-grade lithium carbonate prices strengthen, Rutile market to tighten further after strike action at Iluka’s Sierra Leone operation

Prices for fluorspar in China have become the latest to show a sharp spike, continuing a global uptrend over recent months owing to a tight balance of supply and demand.

Sector consolidation and environmental restrictions are propelling Chinese magnesia prices higher but lackluster foreign markets are keeping export prices steady for now....

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