CHROMIUM 2018: Spreads in chemical-grade chromite under the spotlight

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Monday, 12 November 2018

Market participants active in the chemical chromite sector are assessing the performance of spreads between 43-44% UG2 chemical grade and higher purity 46% chromite prices, to gauge whether spreads may close again in the coming months.

Price differentials within the chemical-grade chromite market have been exceptionally wide this year, with the industry interrogating itself about whether the market will move back toward lower spreads between grades.

When the international chromite industry gathered in China last week for the ICDA Chromium 2018 conference, held in Baotou on...

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