Bismuth price rise continues, alloy demand still strong

Bismuth prices rose further on Wednesday as producers in China continued to demand higher prices, undeterred by global economic turbulence.

Bismuth rose to $12.8-13.2 per lb on Wednesday, up from $12.7-13.1 per lb previously and nearly two-fifths higher than prices at the start of the year. The uninterrupted rally has been driven by strong domestic demand in China, the world’s largest producer; there is no indication that confidence in the market is waning, sources told MB. “I’ve been talking to producers this week and there is still a lot...

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Mark Burton

August 10, 2011

14:27 GMT

London