US acidspar imports climb for third straight year
Published: Wednesday, 03 April 2019
Mexico was the biggest supplier of acidspar to the US market last year.
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