China’s acidspar imports and exports both down year on year in July

By Carrie Shi
Published: Wednesday, 01 September 2021

China’s imports of fluorspar acidspar fell by 78.96% year on year in July 2021 due to reduced buying activity curbed by global logistics issues; exports were also down by 37.69% year on year amid slow buyer demand, especially from Europe and the United States.

Logistics issues included delayed global shipments, a lack of containers and high freight fees.

China imported 2,143 tonnes of fluorspar (CaF2>97%) in July 2021, down by 78.96% from 10,185 tonnes in July 2020.

Significant buying activity in March to May 2021 also caused buyers to...

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