Global Cadmium Production Lose 11% Mainly on Reducing Output in China
May 13, 2022
Global cadmium production declined by nearly 11% to 26K tonnes.
U.S. Sulphur Market Returns to Pre-Pandemic Level, Surpassing $1.2B
Apr 26, 2022
The U.S. sulphur market expanded from $1.0B in 2020 to $1.2B in 2021, as the domestic production recorded moderate growth.
U.S. Alumina Imports Pick Up 12%, Compensating Partially for Domestic Production Drop
Apr 20, 2022
In 2021, U.S. alumina imports rose by 12% to 1.3M tonnes or by 32% to $622M in value terms, while the domestic production declined.
U.S. Borates Exports Modestly Rise with Increasing Demand from China
Apr 19, 2022
In 2021, U.S. borates exports expanded to $515M, driven by solid demand from China, South Korea, Canada and India.
Global Fluorspar Trade Surges to Record $822M
Apr 12, 2022
Global trade in fluorspar peaked at $822M in 2021. China remains the leading fluorspar supplier worldwide.
China Strengthens Leadership in Global Dolomite Trade
Apr 1, 2022
Global dolomite trade soared to $542M in 2021. China significantly expands its exports, remaining the leading dolomite supplier worldwide.
Global Peat Trade Peaks at $2.4B
Mar 29, 2022
Global trade in peat reached the highest level ever, peaking at $2.4B in 2021. Canada and Latvia remain the world's largest peat suppliers, while the U.S. leads imports.
Global Iodine Production Gains 5% with Boosting Outputs in Chile and Japan
Mar 23, 2022
In 2021, global iodine production grew by 5% to 35K tonnes, recovering from the 2020’s crisis. The leading iodine producers, namely Chile and Japan, saw the most prominent increases in outputs compared to other countries.
Global Magnesium Production Drops 5% Due to Environmental Issues in China
Mar 18, 2022
In 2021, global magnesium production declined by 5% to 950K tonnes because several China's smelters had cut capacities to comply with energy consumption targets. China remains the largest exporter in the world, accounting for 58% of total magnesium supplies.
Global Talc Market: Production Rebounds, Consumption Patterns Change
Mar 1, 2022
In 2021, global talc production totalled 7.6M tonnes, rising by 2% compared to 2020. Demand from ceramic and paint industries declines, while talk consumption in rubber manufacturing grows.
Global Natural Graphite Market: China’s Share in World Output Reaches 82%
Feb 28, 2022
Global natural graphite production rose by 3.5% y/y to 1M tonnes in 2021. China recorded the most prominent output growth, increasing production by 7.6% to 820K tonnes.