Iodine spot market price range tightens as Japan moves closer to Chilean values

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 17 January 2020

The iodine price continues to rise on growing demand and a plateau in supply. The latest move in the iodine market sees Japanese producers edge their prices closer to those at the top end of the market.

Japanese iodine producers have closed the gap between their offer prices and those available from Chilean sellers in the latest move in the iodine spot market, which continues its uptrend, underpinned by supply tightness.

The price of material from Japan typically lags behind that of pricing from Chile, which leads...

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