15 June 2018
Buyers, sellers expect tightness to boost Q3 rutile prices; No movement on Chinese soda ash price despite restored supply sources; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue micronised zircon, zircon opacifiers, zircon flour, and fused zirconia prices; Chinese magnesia export market stagnant, prices unchanged; Zircon price increases confirmed for Q3, with range set to widen; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue kaolin prices
15 June 2018
Industrial Minerals is opening a market consultation to seek feedback on its proposal to discontinue its micronised zircon, zircon opacifiers, zircon flour and fused zirconia price assessments.
14 June 2018
Continued supply tightness is set to push prices higher in the third quarter, with multiple market participants predicting upward pressure on the market.
05 June 2018
IM's monthly price movements.
25 May 2018
Global lithium market stable; low prices offered in China cloud market outlook; Chinese TiO2 sellers still able to meet strong European demand; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to amend Industrial Minerals’ iodine prices; Hydrofluoric market rebound supports Chinese acidspar prices; Alternative applications support chemical-grade chromite prices in Europe
24 May 2018
China continues to export significant volumes of TiO2, with appetite for the material in Europe remaining high. But opinion is divided on how prices will move.