GLOBAL ANTIMONY SNAPSHOT: Cheap offers vanishing in China, Europe; demand still slow

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia and Europe for the week ended Friday June 14.

China Key drivers Domestic antimony price in China remained unchanged while suppliers’ held offer prices relatively firm after the antimony branch of the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CNIA) called major suppliers to cut production to stem a price fall at a meeting on June 1. Few domestic antimony suppliers, however, were heard to have curtailed their production after the CNIA’ call, despite thin trading activity last week. Most Chinese antimony consumers were still reluctant to stockpile cargoes because they believe the price will decline again in the near future. Many market sources expected the price to dip again after a period...

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Cristina Belda

Amy Lv

June 17, 2019

13:45 GMT

London, Shanghai