Rare earths pricing news

  • December 2017

    Price Briefing: 8-14 December

    15 December 2017

    Graphite spot prices in China overtake Europe; China Northern decreases rare earth prices; Pricing notice: ilmenite; Chinese silicon carbide exports dip, European prices edge higher

  • Jiangxi unveils China’s first rare earths policies plan

    14 December 2017

    Following China’s recent inspections of rare earth industry facilities and the resulting guidance, Jiangxi province has released a rare earth policies plan, which is a first for the East Asian country.

  • Leading Chinese rare earths producers sign cooperation deal

    14 December 2017

    Two of the biggest rare-earth companies in China, China Northern Rare Earth High-tech and Xiamen Tungsten, have signed a strategic cooperation agreement.

  • China Northern decreases rare earth prices

    12 December 2017

    China Northern Rare Earth has decreased its rare earth prices for December, while China Southern Rare Earth Group has maintained prices.

  • Price briefing December 1-8

    08 December 2017

    Global iodine market slows down; Zircon prices are set to increase in the first quarter with Tronox and TiZir announcing price rises and 2018 negotiations continuing; Quiet antimony trioxide market shrugs off higher Chinese metal offer prices; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue magnesia grades; Minimal prices moves in lithium spot market while contract talks continue; Global lithium contract prices rise while contract periods shorten; BFA prices tick up on China’s supply squeeze; China Southern lowers prices of most rare earths

  • China Southern lowers prices of most rare earths

    01 December 2017

    China Southern lowered the prices of many of its rare earths at the end of November for the first time that month, other than for terbium oxide.

  • November 2017

    Price briefing 17-23 November

    24 November 2017

    Antimony trioxide prices move down on low demand; two of China’s largest producers have reduced their rare earths guidance prices; zircon availability is low; Industrial Minerals launches Chinese domestic grade of lithium hydroxide.

  • Two leading Chinese rare earth producers lower public guidance prices

    20 November 2017

    China Northern Rare Earth High-Tech Group and China Southern Rare Earth Group lower some prices by more than 25% from previous guidance.

  • Pricing Notice: IM suspends rare earths pricing

    01 November 2017

    Industrial Minerals has suspended its rare earths prices.

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