More inquiries hint at tightening iodine supply; market watches for buyers' next move

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Monday, 22 July 2019

Firm iodine prices have divided opinion on whether consumers will withhold buying material and if supply is truly tightening.

The iodine spot market remained firm this week at high levels, while market participants disagreed over whether buyers will place orders at current price levels. 

After a steep price increase at the end of the second quarter, market participants are split over how iodine purchasers will react.

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