Iodine

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  • Price Briefing: October 26 - November 1

    Friday, 02 November 2018

    China’s daily crude steel output dips in mid-October, Magnesia prices firm as China launches a new environmental inspections, China’s crude stainless steel output up 8.5% in January-September, Market tightness reflected in rise in European soda ash contract price, PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue one soda ash price, Bottom end of spot iodine price range moves up for first time in 13 weeks, GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China’s battery-grade lithium carbonate prices stabilize

  • Iofina to produce less of iodine derivative after China imposes tariff

    Tuesday, 30 October 2018

    Iofina’s CEO rejects claims that the company has approached North American companies with cut-price derivatives after an anti-dumping tariff was enacted in China, and says that the company has instead focused its sales efforts on raw iodine.

  • Iofina expects fundamentals to take iodine prices higher

    Monday, 22 October 2018

    Iofina's CEO predicts stronger iodine prices for the rest of 2018, he told Fastmarkets IM.

  • Iodine sellers looking to push prices closer to $28 per kg

    Friday, 19 October 2018

    With the iodine market undersupplied, sellers have been trying to push through a price rise to $27.50 per kg, although consumers are reluctant to accept a price that high.

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Pricing News

  • Price Briefing: October 26 - November 1

    Friday, 02 November 2018

    China’s daily crude steel output dips in mid-October, Magnesia prices firm as China launches a new environmental inspections, China’s crude stainless steel output up 8.5% in January-September, Market tightness reflected in rise in European soda ash contract price, PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue one soda ash price, Bottom end of spot iodine price range moves up for first time in 13 weeks, GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China’s battery-grade lithium carbonate prices stabilize

  • Iofina expects fundamentals to take iodine prices higher

    Monday, 22 October 2018

    Iofina's CEO predicts stronger iodine prices for the rest of 2018, he told Fastmarkets IM.

  • Iodine sellers looking to push prices closer to $28 per kg

    Friday, 19 October 2018

    With the iodine market undersupplied, sellers have been trying to push through a price rise to $27.50 per kg, although consumers are reluctant to accept a price that high.

  • Market looks to CPhI to gauge iodine price trend

    Monday, 08 October 2018

    Market participants are waiting for this week's pharmaceuticals event to gauge market sentiment and see where prices might settle for the remainder of the year.

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Features

  • What goes up…

    Friday, 07 July 2017

    As the dust settles following a price war that has quartered the market value of iodine in recent years, IM reports from Chile on the causes of the roller coaster ride in the market and looks to the future of demand for the mineral.

  • Russia to revive Tyumen iodine and bromine project

    Thursday, 22 October 2015

    The Cherkashinskoye industrial site in Tyumen Oblast was assessed for iodine and bromine production from mineral-rich brines towards the end of the Soviet era, but a lack of funding and appropriate technologies scuppered the project. Now, locally-based Tyumen Resources Co. is seeking to deploy a unique new method for extracting iodine, with the support of the local university and regional government, Vladislav Vorotnikov, IM Correspondent, reports.

  • Australia: End of the mining gloom?

    Wednesday, 26 November 2014

    The downturn of the global “commodities supercyle” and slowing raw material demand in China has been felt keenly in Australia’s resources sector. But while proponents of Australian mining admit the industry isn’t quite as mighty as it used to be, they say that there are still plenty of reasons to be positive Down Under, Siobhan Lismore-Scott, Editor and Laura Syrett, Prices Editor, discover.

  • Potash and barite supply tightens while fused magnesia faces overcapacity

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014

    Antimony, iodine suffer from slow China growth; Tough times continue for TiO2 pigment market; FM producers storing up trouble for the future

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