Fluorspar latest news

  • June 2017

    Price briefing 9-15 June

    16 June 2017

    Bauxite prices rocket higher; fluorspar spot market in Europe tracked China higher; antimony trioxide prices soften; titanium dioxide prices could rise further; according to Chinese producer Lomon Billions.

  • Fluorspar spot prices rise in Europe

    16 June 2017

    Acidspar spot prices have increased in Europe after months of stability, as producers start to raise their offers following the uptrend in China. However, some argued that the spot market is not representative as it accounts for a small volume of the overall business, which is largely covered by annual contract.

  • Price briefing 2-8 June

    09 June 2017

    Ilmenite price ranges widened on buyer-reluctance, as rutile remained unchanged; chromite price stable; silicon carbide spreads tighten; APMDC gear up for baryte tender; fluorspar producers outside China plan price increase; India soda ash prices rise amid shipping delay; antimony trioxide prices soften

  • Fluorspar producers ex-China plan price increase from H2

    09 June 2017

    Following rapid fluorspar price increases in China over the past months, producers in the rest of the world are talking of a price increase from H2 onwards. However, some consumers questioned the justification of raising their raw material costs at a time of global supply and demand uncertainty.

  • Price briefing 26 May - 1 June

    02 June 2017

    Strict anti-pollution controls in China continue to impact bauxite production, lifting prices; while rising raw material costs support white fused alumina; rutile prices registered small gain, ilmenite holds firm; andalusite supply in 2017 to fall; barytes fell amid global oversupply; aluminium trifluoride value spike on higher fluorspar prices

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