Fluorspar pricing news

  • December 2018

    PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to amend frequency of fluorspar prices

    19 December 2018

    Fastmarkets IM has begun a consultation on its proposal to refine the specifications of its fluorspar prices.

  • Price Briefing: December 6-13

    14 December 2018

    European silicon carbide prices rise on supply tightness, expectation of further increases; Ground calcined alumina price rises in run-up to Christmas; Chinese flake graphite prices push higher on winter-related supply tightness; MEIS 2018: China turning net importer of metspar amid strong steel market; GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese lithium carbonate prices firm on tight supply; hydroxide quotation dips on weak demand

  • PRICING NOTICE: Fastmarkets IM Christmas schedule

    14 December 2018

    Certain Fastmarkets prices will be rolled over between December 25 and January 1 in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays.

  • November 2018

    China acidspar price breaks record high from 2011

    29 November 2018

    Market tightness continues to be reflected in China's fluorspar prices, which have now broken previous highs set seven years ago.

  • Short supply being played upon by Chinese fluorspar producers

    23 November 2018

    The fluorspar market in China is short of supply for export, although this is common at this time of year due to the winter and the long run-up to the Chinese new year. And there is speculation that market participants are using this to achieve higher prices.

  • Price Briefing: November 9-15

    16 November 2018

    China fluorspar price rally continues in run-up to winter; Bearish sentiment brings down foundry, chemical chromite prices; Export prices steady as more Chinese magnesia producers halt production; GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Chinese battery-grade lithium prices stable on reduced stocks near year-end; Amendments to soda ash prices

  • China fluorspar price rally continues in run-up to winter

    15 November 2018

    Fluorspar prices in China continued to rise this week with both the domestic and export markets becoming more active, while the price for imports moved above the cost of domestically produced material, and supply began to worsen due to the winter weather.

  • Acidspar prices plateau other than in China

    09 November 2018

    The lack of movement again in acidspar prices this week adds weight to the argument that markets have levelled off, although Chinese market participants reported further domestic prices continuing to rise.

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