Producers push for iodine price rise despite pandemic effect on demand
Published: Monday, 20 April 2020
Iodine producers are trying to impose a price increase but it was unclear whether consumers would accept an additional $0.50-1.00 per kg given the uncertainty about the longevity of the lockdowns in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
It is nothing new that producers look for stronger pricing
at the beginning of a quarter, when they normally give spot
price quotes to their customers for the following three
Over 2019, quarterly price rises for iodine were as high as
$2 per kg and went through because supply...