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Wednesday, 03 July 2019
A deal struck between the European Union and South America’s Mercosur trading group will boost trade between the two blocs in industrial minerals and related products, Fastmarkets heard this week.
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Graphite, magnesia, alumina and silicon carbide are excluded from the list of China-origin materials subject to a new US tariff, as are antimony, rare earths and barite. Pigments such as titanium dioxide will also be subject to the duty, as will refractory finished products, some ceramic minerals such as kaolin, and lithium.
Thursday, 06 September 2018
Many major minerals could be affected if the US goes ahead with a plan to raise the import tariff on China-origin materials as the trade war between the two countries gathers pace.
Thursday, 02 August 2018
The Trump administration has asked its trade authorities to consider a 25% import duty rate on Chinese minerals rather than the 10% rate it officially proposed in July.
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Friday, 20 July 2018
GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Battle over market share triggers price war; PRICING NOTICE: Extension of consultation period on proposal to discontinue fluorspar prices; China’s magnesia export prices steady but domestic prices soften; Chinese soda ash price edges down on oversupply; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of kaolin pricing; factors converge to depress ilmenite import price in China
Monday, 16 July 2018
Industrial Minerals has today discontinued seven of its kaolin prices.
Friday, 22 June 2018
Foundry grade chromite prices hit new high; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation, amendment to iodine prices; China’s magnesia prices steady amid sporadic buying; Global antimony trioxide market softens, Europe resists; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue talc prices; Lower producer offers weigh on Chinese brown fused alumina prices; Bauxite prices drop further as China supply remains tight; Foundry grade chromite prices hit new high; GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China’s battery-grade hydroxide prices fall in quiet trading conditions; Trade log June 2018: Lithium; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue selected fluorspar prices
Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Industrial Minerals is opening a market consultation to seek feedback on the proposal to discontinue its kaolin prices.
More from Features
Wednesday, 01 May 2019
Turkey is the standout performer in Eurasia’s industrial minerals industry but its economic recession is affecting the wider region. Rose Pengelly looks at what neighboring countries are doing to boost their domestic mining sectors.
Wednesday, 03 April 2019
The mineral kaolinite was named after a hillside near the village of Gaoling in Jiangxi province, China, where the clay was traditionally mined to supply the nearby famous porcelain factories in Jingdezhen. Today, as Ian Wilson* and Frank Hart ** discover, China is just as important in the kaolin - and indeed the ceramics - industry.
Thursday, 28 March 2019
The Indian ceramics industry has made steady progress in the past few years on the back of a growing middle class and several governmental schemes to boost the industry, as correspondent Sunder Singh discovered at India’s recent Ceramics Asia event.
Wednesday, 28 March 2018
The ceramics industry registered a dip in trade and production following the global economic downturn in 2008. But, as Industrial Minerals correspondent Sunder Singh finds, trade in Asia is now picking up, which is putting renewed pressure on kaolin, zircon, bentonite and other ceramics markets.