Short supply being played upon by Chinese fluorspar producers
Published: Friday, 23 November 2018
The fluorspar market in China is short of supply for export, although this is common at this time of year due to the winter and the long run-up to the Chinese new year. And there is speculation that market participants are using this to achieve higher prices.
The Chinese winter and the continued government-led
environmental crackdown were reported to have further limited
the availability of fluorspar for export, although some market
participants believed that producers were withholding...