Iodine spot prices rise, tense contract negotiations likely
Published: Friday, 04 June 2021
The spot iodine market rose on Thursday June 3 in response to tightening supply, led by exporters of Chilean material, while negotiations continued for contracts for the third quarter of the year.
Fastmarkets’ price assessment for iodine 99.5% min, spot, delivered US/Europe,
cif Asia, narrowed upward by $0.50 per kg (1.40%) to
$34.50-37.50 per kg on June 3.
"The Chilean producers are particularly positive about
increasing prices. There is a 'take it or leave