China acidspar price drops off after holidays, first time in 10 years

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 01 March 2019

The prices of fluorspar products in China have moved down on sluggish domestic demand since the new year break, for the first time since 2010, but the cif Rotterdam price has climbed slightly in reported purchases.

The price of fluorspar in East Asia has fallen after the region’s Lunar New Year holiday for the first time in nine years, because of low demand.

Each year, market participants are unsure which direction fluorspar prices will move after the holiday. Prices have either stayed flat or moved...

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