Iodine spot market strengthens on suppliers' push for higher prices

By Martim Facada
Published: Thursday, 03 October 2019

The global iodine market's price ranges have been narrowing amid sustained price increases, while overall prices reported have been close to and above $32 per kg due to suppliers' attempts to achieve higher prices.

The global iodine market has been on a sustained price uptrend, almost on a monthly basis, since that start of 2018 following tight material supply and suppliers' bullish market outlook. 

Fastmarkets' price assessment for iodine, 99.5% min, spot, delivered US/Europe, cif Asia was at $23-25 per kg on...

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