Tight supply, high freight costs support andalusite fundamentals

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Andalusite market participants said availability is tightening and prices have risen owing to a combination of supply hiccups in some origins and increasing costs of shipping.

Much alike the performance of other mineral raw materials employed in the refractories supply chain - such as bauxite, fused and calcined alumina - andalusite has experience a bullish run in the second quarter of this year.

With demand from buyers in Europe and other international markets reported as strong, a series...

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