US minor metals importers report oversupply after tensions ease
Published: Thursday, 13 December 2018
While tensions between China and the United States have eased amid a temporary 90-day truce, US minor metals importers are still sitting on heavy inventories after they increased imports ahead of a proposed 10% tariff that never appeared.
By Cristina Belda
Suppliers moved large amounts of indium and other minor
metals into the US due to their concerns about the US-China
trade war, Fastmarkets reported in late August. Ultimately,
indium, gallium and antimony were excluded from the final list
of trade duties, but part of this stock is...