Chinese acidspar prices soften again on falling domestic end-market demand

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 25 January 2019

Weakening end-market demand for acid-grade fluorspar in China has affected the export price despite supply remaining tight.

The Chinese acidspar export price has softened for the second week running, following the domestic fluorspar price lower as a result of weaker end-user demand.

Fastmarkets IM’s price for acidspar, 97% CaF2, wet filtercake, fob China widened downward to $500-580 per tonne on January 24 from $520-580 per tonne in the previous...

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