Acidspar sellers look to push prices up again as Covid-19 disrupts supply chain

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 21 February 2020

For a second consecutive week, sellers of acidspar in China have tested the market with higher offers but Fastmarkets’ price assessment held firm because there were no deals concluded for any significant volumes.

One deal was transacted at $470 per tonne but it did not affect the assessment because the volume did not meet the minimum tonnage requirement of Fastmarkets’ methodology.

Fastmarkets’ price for fluorspar, acidspar, 97% CaF2, wet filtercake, fob China, was assessed at $400-450 per tonne on February 20, unchanged since...

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