Tantalite prices surge amid conference confidence of demand recovery

The tantalite market rose strongly over the week ended Friday September 15, amid rising offer prices and reports of Chinese buyers stocking up on material for their reserves.

Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment of tantalite, basis 25% min Ta2O5, cif China was $79-83 per lb Ta2O5 on Friday, up $3-9 (8.00%) from $70-80 per lb Ta2O5 one week earlier.


Jon Stibbs

Renato Rostás

September 18, 2023

17:20 GMT

London, Sao Paulo