Category Archives: Iodine Industry News

Iodine industry news, 2013

It was another interesting year for the iodine industry regarding price, supply, and demand.  Initial 2013 prices were quoted at the same price as fourth quarter of 2012.  Initially it seemed like this was going to be acceptable to buyers, but then large contract … Continue reading

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IODINE INDUSTRY NEWS, DECEMBER 2012

Iodine prices have been flat now since January 2012, when the last major increases in iodine prices were ushered in as 2011 contracts ended and January prices renewed at much higher levels.  These increases brought contract buyers back to the levels … Continue reading

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Iodine price and supply stabilize in first quarter 2012

One year after the Japanese earthquake and tsunami sent the iodine supply industry into chaos, a certain semblance of “normal” is returning. Although January 1 prices were still higher than December 2011 prices, virtually all major iodine suppliers provided set … Continue reading

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IODINE INDUSTRY NEWS UPDATE, DECEMBER 2011

We have recieved our latest price announcement:  Because November’s price was estimated at $60.00 for many of our customers, the new December price increase represents, for some, one of our largest increases ever.  Others of you received an amended price … Continue reading

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Iodine industry news, 2011

The past nine months have seen truly unique events unfold in the iodine industry. Beginning in November of 2010, some supply issues were being evidenced.  One large Chilean mine lost a critical water source and another mine began working in … Continue reading

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