Andalusite market lacking drive on 2020 bearishness
Published: Monday, 23 December 2019
Availability could have dropped slightly for 2019 after last year's strong production, while demand in main consuming markets has softened because of the weak performance across refractories.
The andalusite market is approaching 2020 with less impetus
than in previous years because of faltering demand in some
markets and delays in agreeing new term contracts.
"It’s certainly been slower than for the last two
or three years. That is notable," one producer told
Fastmarkets, highlighting the weakness of...