Market eyes causes of slowing iodine price momentum

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Wednesday, 28 November 2018

The rise in iodine contract prices have slowed in the second half of 2018, with one market source pointing to large volume contracts signed when prices were lower.

Iodine price increases have plateaued in the past six months despite the market remaining under supplied, which has caused market participants to speculate as to why - with one producer believing the cause to be large volume contracts signed when prices were softer.

"SQM [Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile], following...

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