Antimony falls as nervous Chinese traders destock

Antimony fell on Wednesday as Chinese traders offered out material in order to reduce stocks, market sources told MB.

MB free market trioxide grade antimony fell to $15,400-$16,000 per tonne, from $15,600-$16,200 per tonne previously, as business was concluded at lower numbers in China and Europe. MB free market standard grade II antimony fell to $15,200-$15,800 per tonne, from $15,400-$16,800 per tonne. Traders in China are keen to de-stock because they fear further price falls,...

Published

Mark Burton

June 15, 2011

15:58 GMT

London