2019 PREVIEW: Market eyes new fluorpsar supply amid record high prices

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Monday, 07 January 2019

Tight fluorpsar supply going into the new year has kept prices at historic highs leaving the question of whether two new producers bringing additional tonnage to the market will soften prices.

A tight supply and demand balance caused sharp price increases over 2018, meaning the market is keenly watching how the situation will unfold in 2019 and whether prices will come down off record highs.

The price for acidspar, 97% CaF2, wet filtercake, fob China is at $550-580 per tonne, as assessed...

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