Environmental inspectors squeeze Chinese barytes production
Published: Monday, 19 June 2017
Barytes mining and processing has not escaped pressure from China’s ongoing crackdown on pollution.
Chinese barytes production is under
pressure from a country-wide crackdown on pollution, with
market participants reporting that supply shortages are already
starting to develop.
A major Chinese barytes producer told IM
that sellers "are preparing to raise prices", as a result of
the short supply caused by environmental controls. "If