Antimony prices in China fell for the first time in four weeks with buying faltering now that prices are 20% higher than the start of the July. Prices that had started to rebound received a boost in mid-July when nine out of ten smelters were closed in an environmental crackdown in Hunan\'s Lengshuijiang area, which accounts for nine-tenth of China\'s output. "The inspection continues in Lengshuijiang.
Meanwhile, Chinese antimony trioxide prices have fallen by about $ 400/ tonne since last week as producers restart production after shutdowns were forced by the state. After a two-week production stoppage, we have learnt that the main smelters have been given the all-clear and are restarting production. And this is a reason of why antimony price slip down .