The tonnage, sold by a trader to a Japanese trading house, is 1,500 tonnes, with 500 tonnes to be supplied in each month of the quarter.
This follows the first deal for the third quarter
, which was done at $85 per tonne last week between a producer and an Asia-based trading house.
Market participants told Fastmarkets they felt the $85 per tonne deal was too high for the deal - they expected deals to conclude lower during negotiations due to limited demand.
“The first deal at $85 per tonne was...