US acidspar imports climb for third straight year

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Thursday, 07 March 2019

The United States increased its imports of acidspar for the third consecutive year, according to data from US government agency US Geological Survey.

US imports of acid-grade fluorspar increased for the third straight year to 350,000 tonnes in 2018, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

This year’s volume rose by 19,000 tonnes from 2017’s total of 331,000 tonnes. Imports were only slightly up in 2017 from 328,000 tonnes in 2016, which was...

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