'Nervous' iodine market navigating logistics bottlenecks

By Sofia Okun
Published: Friday, 08 October 2021

Iodine spot and contract prices climbed in September amid logistics challenges; and market participants are now anticipating contract renegotiations for next year.

Fastmarkets’ assessment of the price for iodine 99.5% min, spot, delivered US/Europe, cif Asia was $37-40 per kg on Thursday October 7, up from $36-39 per kg on September 9. 

Spot prices reached $40 per kg in September 2014, part of a gradual decline from a peak...

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