Market participants report tighter supply but iodine price holds firm

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Tuesday, 12 March 2019

The iodine price was flat again although one iodine producer reported an increasing number of inquiries from consumers, while in Chile heavy rains affected production and logistics but only for a few days last month.

The iodine spot price held firm for a third consecutive week although market participants continued to report a tightening pf supply and demand.

Fastmarkets IM assessed the spot price of iodine, min 99.5%, at an unchanged $26-28 per kg on Thursday March 7.

One distributor in Europe reported achieving sales...

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