Price briefing 21-27 July
Published: Friday, 28 July 2017
Strict environmental restrictions on production continued to support Chinese magnesia and fused alumina prices; while raw material supply shortage lifts bauxite prices; antimony trioxide increases on consumer restocking; ilmenite prices rebound; Foundry chromite falls; iodine edged higher
Following weeks of uncertainty surrounding magnesia supply
out of China, prices of CCM, DBM and FM material for exports
According to a 25 July IM assessment, fused
(FM) and dead burned magnesia (DBM) prices have increased to
levels that are much higher than in 2016, despite...