South African acidspar prices down a further 20% from last year

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 31 January 2020

Acidspar prices for material from South Africa have continued to fall over the past month, bringing the price down by almost $100 per tonne compared with contract prices in 2019.

Fastmarkets’ price assessment for fluorspar, acidspar, 97% CaF2, wet filtercake, fob Durban, was $350-410 per tonne on Thursday January 30, down from $400-450 per tonne in the previous assessment on December 26.

That December price was itself down from November’s level of $440-490 per tonne, which been almost unchanged for...

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