Fluorspar latest news

  • May 2017

    China's aluminium trifluoride prices spike on shutdowns

    31 May 2017

    Prices for aluminium trifluoride – a key material for aluminium production – have jumped in China following a series of shutdowns related the anti-pollution policies being enforced. The value of the material is meanwhile being supported by rising fluorspar prices.

  • Refrigerant value rises on Chinese fluorspar price spike

    24 May 2017

    Higher Chinese fluorspar prices have contributed to a rise in the value of downstream products.

  • Chinese fluorspar spot prices hit four-year high

    12 May 2017

    Acidspar prices in China continue to rise , hitting four-year highs this week, as the ongoing anti-pollution checks in the country caused a supply shortage in the domestic market.

  • Price briefing 5-11 May

    12 May 2017

    Prices were mixed across a number of industrial minerals markets, with anti-pollution related production shutdowns lifting prices for antimony trioxide, while Chinese fluorspar prices also continue to rise. Amid prices surging over the past months, fluorspar market participants have urged caution amid supply and demand uncertainty. Rutile and titanium dioxide prices have also increased. In contrast, chemical-grade chromite prices have slumped.

  • Market urges caution amid rapid China fluorspar price jump

    12 May 2017

    Many market participants warned against the suggestion of improving demand following sudden price spike in Chinese fluorspar prices since February, as the global supply and demand balance remains unclear.

  • China's fluorspar exports hit 28-month high in March

    04 May 2017

    Exports of fluorspar from China soared to a 28-month high in March but the average value of CaF>97% material remained at lower levels. Meanwhile, the value of aluminum fluoride shipped from China breached $1,000/tonne for the first time since February 2016.

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