European AlF3 producers look to expansion as capacity comes offline in China
Published: Thursday, 31 January 2019
Production assets for fluorspar outside China are opening up as the East Asian country takes capacity out of the market and prices rise in response.
Record-high prices for fluorspar have pushed the price for
aluminium fluoride (AlF3) up considerably, and although it is
not connected, it has coincided with capacity being taken out
of the market in China.
With some Chinese capacity coming offline, the
country’s export volumes have fallen, and now AlF3