Selenium prices stayed level at $24-28 per lb on Wednesday, while tellurium prices held at $80-110 per kg.
Demand for selenium rose to levels not seen since last summer, sources said, prompting many to anticipate that prices will pick up in the near future.
“If I were to have 30 or 50 tonnes of selenium, I would have sold it all. It is the typical Chinese market. They either all run away or they all run into the market together – it is amazing,” a producer said.
“They are now bidding at $24.50...