US Bauxite Import Price Soared 11% to $53 in April 2022
Jun 23, 2022
In Apr 2022, the average bauxite import price amounted to $53 per tonne, surging by 11% against the previous month.
Downward Pressure on U.S. Betonite Market Prices
Jun 19, 2022
The U.S. betonite market is currently under downward pressure, with prices falling in recent months.
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 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.
Global Feldspar Market: Rising Demand from Solar Panel Industry Drives Production
Feb 24, 2022
In 2021, global feldspar production picked up 15% y/y to 28M tonnes, driven by growing demand from the glass industry and solar panel manufacturing.