Freight rates support zircon price rise

By Claire Patel-Campbell
Published: Thursday, 02 December 2021

Zircon prices climbed slightly on both a cif China and a cif Spain basis in the week to Thursday December 2, with high freight rates continuing to be significant.

"The minerals sands [markets] are unusual, especially at present. Big producers are selling zircon on quarterly prices and are totally sold out," a trader said this week.

The high freight rates continued to be an issue for smaller sellers in particular, he...

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