End-of-year fluorspar demand recovery softens price drop in December
Published: Thursday, 14 January 2021
The European flourspar contract market dipped in December 2020 after a turbulent year for end consumer markets due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The automotive market, a sector that consumes both aluminium
and refrigerants, was the most high-profile victim of national
lockdowns that saw acidspar consumption thin in the second and
third quarters of 2020.
But demand for acid grade fluorspar recovered enough to
prevent large inventory overhangs and put the market in...