Photovoltaics to become largest use of antimony: Twinkling Star chairman

The use of antimony in photovoltaics is expected to surpass its flame-retardant usage to become the major downstream use for the metal, and will change the supply-demand balance in the antimony industry, a senior industry executive told Fastmarkets.

Antimony metal consumption in the photovoltaic (PV) sector this year is expected to reach approximately 50,000 tonnes, accounting for almost one-third of the year’s total global antimony consumption, Kang Dongsheng,...

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Xiaoying Du

November 24, 2023

10:10 GMT

London