Bloomberg reports that the World Trade Organization has determined China's raw material export curbs break international rules.
Articles Tagged "tungsten supply"
A lack of supply has been driving up the price of tungsten on the world market. The further reduction of exports from China is only exacerbating the problem. As new uses and the economic recovery take off new mining will have to make up the difference or severe shortages will be the reality. In an exclusive interview, Stephen Leahy, CEO of American Tungsten explains the factors driving the market.
The prices for tungsten have skyrocketed as much as 81 per cent over the last year due to tight supply chains. China’s second largest tungsten producer announces a three month shut down for repairs, adding scarcity in the market. Also, tungsten miners announce developments on their projects.