GLOBAL TUNGSTEN WRAP: Chinese APT price falls but concentrates price edges up on tightening availability

The price of ammonium paratungstate (APT) fell in China last week although the concentrates market edged up on tightening availability ahead of Lunar New Year.

APT price falls in China; European price unchanged  Concentrates price edges up on tightening supply in China  Ferro-tungsten price in China moves down amid limited buying activity Fastmarkets MB assessed the fob China ammonium paratungstate price, min 88.5% WO3, at $260-275 per metric tonne unit (mtu) on Wednesday January 16, down from $265-283 per mtu in the previous week. “Demand for APT is still weak in the domestic market in China, APT’s downstream buyers have limited interest to build new orders, therefore APT cargoes are...

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Ewa Manthey

Huaqing Fu

January 21, 2019

12:31 GMT

London, Shanghai