GLOBAL ANTIMONY WRAP: European, Chinese markets recover as suppliers hold firm on offers

Antimony prices in both China and Europe rebounded despite weak summer demand after Chinese suppliers rejected low prices and amid rumours that China Minmetals is seeking 1,000 tonnes of cargo.

Metal Bulletin assessed MMTA Standard Grade II antimony in-warehouse Rotterdam prices at $7,700-8,100 per tonne on Friday July 14, rising from $7,650-8,000 on July 12, while trioxide grade antimony was assessed at $7,750-8,150 per tonne in-warehouse Rotterdam, up by $50 per tonne from the previous assessment.  “Prices have bottomed out. We’ve seen the Chinese pushing up their offers and China Minmetals are out looking for about 1,000 tonnes which is getting the Chinese...


James Heywood

Anna Xu

July 17, 2017

12:55 GMT