Andalusite market lacking drive on 2020 bearishness

By Davide Ghilotti
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...

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