The fluorite commodity index on March 20 was 102.46, unchanged from yesterday, down 19.63% from the peak of 127.49 points in the cycle (2019-01-03), and up 108.21% from the low of 49.21 points on December 18, 2016. (Note: Period refers to 2011-09-01 to date)
According to statistics, domestic fluorite prices have risen slightly, with an average price of 2,950 yuan/ton as of the 20th day. Recently, domestic fluorite plants have been operating normally, mines and flotation plants have been operating normally, the supply of fluorite in the field is normal, and the recent downstream market has improved. As for the increase of price inquiries in the fluorite market, the price trend of fluorite market has increased slightly. Recent temperature rise, the northern fluorite flotation plant start-up rate increased, but the downstream device start-up also increased accordingly, fluorite spot supply in the field is normal, terminal downstream receipt increased compared with before, resulting in a slight rise in market price trend. As of 21 th, the price of 97 fluorite wet powder in Inner Mongolia was 2800-3100 yuan/ton, that of 97 fluorite wet powder in Fujian was 2800-3100 yuan/ton, that of 97 fluorite wet powder in Henan was 2800-3100 yuan/ton, that of 97 fluorite wet powder in Jiangxi was 2900-3100 yuan/ton, and that of 97 fluorite rose slightly.
The market price of hydrofluoric acid in the downstream of fluorite is stable. The domestic market price of hydrofluoric acid is 10775 yuan/ton as of the 21st day. The price fluctuation of hydrofluoric acid market has little effect on the price of fluorite in the upstream. Recent downstream refrigerant product units started to rise, upstream fluorite and hydrofluoric acid demand has increased, the recent downstream refrigerant trading market is general, hydrofluoric acid product prices temporarily stable. Recent downstream refrigerant market transactions are cool, R22 refrigerant facility starts at 70%, R22 refrigerant facility start-up rate is temporarily stable, the main production enterprise’s bulk water ex-factory offer price rises to 18500-19000 yuan/ton, but there is no bulk water spot in the production enterprise, mainly a small number of cylinders shipped. The actual demand side of the market has risen, and the delivery market has risen. The domestic market price of R134a is low, the start-up rate of production enterprises is low, the refrigerant market demand is general, and the manufacturers mainly export their products. However, the on-site transaction price does not change much. Businessmen buy on demand, and recently due to the improvement of goods. Generally speaking, the downstream industry has a positive impact, together with the increase of inquiries in the fluorite market, the price of fluorite has a rising trend. Chen Ling, an analyst of business associations, believes that the price of fluorite market may rise slightly.