Recent iodine price increases hurting derivatives producers
Published: Friday, 08 February 2019
Iodine derivative prices have lagged behind the latest price increases in iodine itself, which is hitting margins at derivatives producers.
The iodine spot market was steady this week but the sharp
price rise over December and January is squeezing margins at
Fastmarkets IM assessed the price of iodine, min 99.5%,
delivered Europe/US, cif Asia, at $26.25-28.50 per kg on
The assessment on December 6 was $25.50-27.00...