31 May 2019
Prices for metallurgical-grade fluorspar have risen above those for acidspar in China for the first time in more than two years, despite reports that demand in China is picking up.
30 May 2019
The steelmaker has extended output cuts in Europe amid weak market demand, it said.
24 May 2019
The traditional peak consumption season for fluorspar in China will arrive in the coming months, with market participants starting to predict price movements.
20 May 2019
China’s halt on imports from Myanmar since May 14, including rare-earth ore and fluorspar imports, is affecting prices for medium and heavy rare earths, while fluorspar faces future supply issues.
17 May 2019
Two separate European traders reported hearing prices for metspar as high as $550 per tonne, although the weekly assessment was kept stable.
14 May 2019
Major cities and 25 regions across China will face a new round of environmental inspections from May 14 to ensure that protection measures are being properly implemented.
10 May 2019
One market participant reported tracking a fifth shipment leaving CFI’s Canadian shipping port and arriving in the US. Meanwhile, the China fob acidspar price narrowed by $15 per kg at the top end.
07 May 2019
An unscheduled outage at one plant and issues with the ramping-up of another recently opened unit will combine to reduce earnings by $53 million in the first half of this year, Chemours said in a first-quarter earnings call.