European outlook for silicon carbide lackluster, but China could provide uptick
Published: Tuesday, 03 November 2020
Prices for silicon carbide abrasive- and refractory-grade materials delivered to Europe held steady over October on subdued demand, and were likely to remain steady on a flat market in the foreseeable future, sources said.
There was, however, the possibility that the market in
China, the biggest producer and consumer of silicon carbide
(SiC), could become bullish in the near term. If it did, this
could filter through to Europe-delivered prices, the sources
Fastmarkets’ latest price assessment for
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