31 December 2015
Price review: No rebound on low-priced offers, despite seasonal supply disturbances.
24 December 2015
Graphite prices flatten while fluorspar sinks; US TiO2 suppliers announce hikes.
23 December 2015
Supply update: Export enquiries see a significant decline as graphite trading stutters, while production looks set to stall moving into Q1 2016.
21 December 2015
Antimony market crashes in 2015; refractories pull alumina, graphite and magnesia down.
18 December 2015
Fluorspar and graphite prices expected to remain stable to year end but mineral sands likely to post declines.
17 December 2015
Price Review: Slowing demand fails to spark price increases, despite tightening graphite supplies.
11 December 2015
Gloomy near term outlook for graphite; China’s TiO2 prices fall again.
10 December 2015
Traditional markets will not lead a recovery in graphite prices before the second half of next year and the emergence of battery demand could be too late to prevent a major market slump.
30 November 2015
Russian coke is reaching European market and with end users swapping to cheaper material, prices for amorphous graphite are following flake values down. In lithium meanwhile list price increases have been confirmed in China as export destinations feel market tightness.
27 November 2015
Barite prices expected to fall further as fluorspar and graphite face negative revisions. Meanwhile, lithium prices continue to rise in China.
13 November 2015
Weak demand prevails in fluorspar and graphite while lithium prices continue to rise.
06 November 2015
Prices for fine flakes are experiencing downward pressure but larger mesh material values are holding firm for now.