Rebound in 'balanced' zircon market this year depends on China, other main markets - Iluka Resources

By Cameron Perks
Published: Friday, 25 January 2019

Australian mineral sands producer Iluka Resources expects zircon prices to rebound this year after a seasonally weaker fourth quarter as long as major markets perform well, it said

The global zircon market is balanced but an emerging structural deficit will put increasing pressure on supplies, Australian mineral sand miner Iluka Resources said.

Market conditions in the final quarter of last year outside of China were cautious, mainly due to a "deterioration in the international trade climate," it said....

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