Current iodine prices could spark restart of Chile’s Eloisa project
Published: Wednesday, 10 July 2019
The latest iodine price increase pushed prices to more than $30 per kg, and now market participants wonder whether the Eloisa project could bring its capacity for 2,000 tonnes per year back to the market.
Iodine market participants were querying whether current
prices could encourage investment by other former players in
the sector, after a recent increase pushed the
price of iodine up by $2 per kg overnight.
The increase, the steepest rise seen for at least two years,
led one distributor to say: "This...