Freight rates support zircon price rise
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...