US acidspar imports climb for third straight year

By Michael Greenfield
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 was...

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