Market divided on possible Chinese export controls on indium

Indium prices have increased dramatically in recent weeks both in the West and in the domestic Chinese market, with some market participants crediting this to speculation that the metal will follow gallium and germanium in having export controls introduced by China, Fastmarkets heard on Thursday July 27.

Soaring prices

Although it was not included in the export controls, Fastmarkets’ price assessments for indium have shown a significant increase since export controls on the other two metals were...


Solomon Cefai

July 27, 2023

13:32 GMT