Weak antimony trioxide prices in China push down overseas prices

By Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Tuesday, 19 May 2020

Prices for antimony trioxide on a cif basis in Europe and the United States slumped in the seven days to Tuesday March 19 while bearishness in the Chinese market, the biggest exporter of the material, filtered into overseas prices.

The cif-basis prices in deals concluded this week for delivery in Europe and the United States fell in line with the lower prices available from Chinese sources on an fob basis. Nevertheless, the material will make its way to the US or Europe in four to eight weeks’ time, sources...

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