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Metallurgical grade tantalum oxide prices move down slightly

2013-11-13 08:44:52  【Print】
BEIJING (Asian Metal) 13 Nov 13 - With the weak demand from the downstream markets, the prices for metallurgical grade tantalum go down slightly.Asian Metal Copyright Looking ahead, the source noted that the future market will be quiet in the near future with the soft demand from the downstream markets.Asian Metal Copyright Furthermore, it is expected that the prices are hard to rebound in a short time owing to the few buying activities.

One producers from South China with a monthly output of about 5-6t reported to Asian Metal that currently the tantalum oxide demand is weak. According to the source, they do not sell in the spot market, and they mainly deal with the long-term orders with regular customers At the present time, the prices are around RMB1,700/kg (USD278/kg) for tantalum oxide.

Looking ahead, the source noted that the future market will be quiet in the near future with the soft demand from the downstream markets.

Another producer also reported that there are rare transactions in domestic tantalum oxide market. Their output of tantalum oxide of metallurgical grade is about 1tpm.Asian Metal Copyright Looking ahead, the source noted that the future market will be quiet in the near future with the soft demand from the downstream markets.Asian Metal Copyright The source expressed that they hold pessimistic attitude towards the future market as the demand is hard to recover in a short time.Asian Metal Copyright One producers from South China with a monthly output of about 5-6t reported to Asian Metal that currently the tantalum oxide demand is weak.Asian Metal Copyright They intend to watch the market for a while.

Referring to the prices, the source noted that he will not sell at prices lower than RMB1,700-1,800/kg (USD278-295/kg). The source added that he will take a watchful attitude towards the market in the near term.
.Asian Metal Copyright According to the source, they do not sell in the spot market, and they mainly deal with the long-term orders with regular customers At the present time, the prices are around RMB1,700kg USD278kg for tantalum oxide.Asian Metal Copyright

Tantalum Pentoxide

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China's active tantalum oxide producers' number (ratio) MoM inventory increase statistics by province by month
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