Concerns over disruptions at ammonium paratungstate smelters in Jiangxi province, a major production hub, continue
More inquiries were seen in the European spot and Chinese export markets for ammonium paratungstate
Ferro-tungsten prices continued to lag behind amid weak demand
Positive momentum for China ammonium paratungstate prices persisted last week buoyed by domestic tightness and robust buying interest from overseas markets.
Metal Bulletin assessed fob China min 88.5% WO3 ammonium paratungstate prices at $330-335 per mtu on Wednesday May 9, up 1.4% from $326-330 the previous week.
“I sold over 100 tonnes of APT [ammonium paratungstate], YTO [yellow tungsten oxide] and BTO [blue tungsten oxide] in...