Fluorspar pricing news

  • June 2016

    Price Briefing 17-23 June 2016

    24 June 2016

    Future of European markets uncertain as UK votes to leave the EU; fluorspar prices experience further drops; chromite market stabilises; oil price holds barite steady.

  • New lows set for fluorspar price negotiations

    23 June 2016

    While the industry enters into negotiations for Q3 2016 contracts, discussions for acid grade fluorspar material have hit new lower price levels.

  • Price Briefing 10-16 June 2016

    17 June 2016

    Lithium market participants point to price exaggeration; doubts cast over China’s TiO2 price hikes; fluorspar prices steady at low levels; decline in graphite continues.

  • Pause in demand sets stage for fluorspar price fall

    16 June 2016

    The seasonal acidspar buying period has stalled, however lower grade fluorspar saw an increase in demand as steel production inches up.

  • Price briefing 3-9 June 2016

    10 June 2016

    Lithium lags, graphite uptick not expected “for at least four years”.

  • Oversupply weakens metspar outlook

    10 June 2016

    A rebound in China’s steel output saw domestic demand increase for metallurgical grade fluorspar. However the industry has been inundated by low-cost suppliers looking to benefit from the seasonal uptick in traditional downstream markets.

  • Fluorspar trades normalising at current lows

    02 June 2016

    Market Commentary: With total consumption rate across fluorspar downstream markets creeping down and low-priced offers surging, the race to compete is having a knock-on effect on prices limiting any chances of potential market upturn.

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