European silicon carbide prices rise on supply tightness, expectation of further increases
Published: Monday, 10 December 2018
The expectation of higher prices in 2019, alongside tighter availability of material, has started pushing up silicon carbide prices in Europe.
Recent tight availability in the European silicon carbide
market, shutdowns in China, higher production costs and the
REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction
of Chemicals) protocols have led to higher price expectations
for 2019 while end-of-year negotiations take place.
European consumers that do not subscribe to REACH cannot