Derivatives producers still reeling from iodine price increases

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Iodine prices continue to climb, and while producers see profits grow, the derivatives producers are still reporting that the price of finished products is significantly lagging the market and pinching their margins.

Producers of iodine continue to profit from the price uptrend in the market but consumers are hurting because they still find themselves unable to pass cost increases on to buyers of finished products.

Derivatives producers have long complained of competitive pricing in the finished products market, indicating that iodine has...

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