Selenium and tellurium rise on demand in glass, solar sectors

Selenium and tellurium prices rose last week amid strong demand from the glass and solar industries, while uncertainty about Japanese export quotas also provided support

Demand has been buoyant since the start of the new year, according to market participants, particularly among specialist glass manufacturers in Europe. “Demand is very strong in China as well because there’s a question mark about what Japanese [selenium] export quotas will be in 2011,” a consumer told MB. “Some are...


Mark Burton

January 17, 2011

11:11 GMT