Sluggish domestic demand pushes down China acidspar price

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 06 September 2019

Market participants have been saying for weeks that domestic demand for acidspar was softening in China. This has now been shown to be correct, with the price falling by 4%.

After several weeks of market participants reporting that end-market demand in China was growing weaker, the price of acidspar fell by $20 per tonne in Fastmarkets’ latest assessment on Thursday September 5.

Chinese exporters reported that there was nothing on the market priced higher than $500 per tonne, while a...

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