CHEMSPEC 19: Five things we learned this year

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Tuesday, 02 July 2019

Fastmarkets IM compiles the key takeaways from the 34th edition of the fine and speciality chemicals event, Chemspec, held in Basel, Switzerland on June 26-27.

1. Price increases accelerated four-fold in the iodine spot market

Iodine spot prices have continued to rise since August 2017 but the rate of the increase in the iodine spot price has increased four-fold so far in 2019.

The spot price has moved up by $4.50 per kg over...

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