China’s acidspar market remains firm on tight supply

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 19 July 2019

Market participants in China reported tighter supply of fluorspar in the week ended July 19 due to worsening weather conditions and environmental inspections, but the price of acidspar held firm.

China’s acidspar market continued to be firm despite reports of tightness in supply caused by recent heavy rain in southern China and the latest round of environmental inspections, Fastmarkets heard on Friday July 19.

Fastmarkets’ latest price assessment for fluorspar, acidspar, 97% CaF2, wet filtercake, fob China, was $460-520...