23 August 2019
For the past 18 months price movement has been driven by supply cuts in China following environmental inspections, but now the focus is on how downstream demand is influencing acidspar pricing.
07 August 2019
Export volumes of fluorspar out of China edged downward in the first half of 2019, but the average price went up on the impetus of rises in the domestic price, driven by tight supply.
19 July 2019
Market participants in China reported tighter supply of fluorspar in the week ended July 19 due to worsening weather conditions and environmental inspections, but the price of acidspar held firm.
05 July 2019
Metspar with 90% CaF2 content is now being sold at a higher price than the higher-purity acidspar, sources confirmed this week.
03 July 2019
China’s government has continued to open some resources to outside investment in 2019 after granting permits to foreign companies in areas including fluorspar and opening up for graphite exploration and exploitation as well as the smelting and separation of rare earths in 2018.