The dragon loosens its hold: magnesia supply developments outside of China
Published: Friday, 08 December 2017
With Chinese magnesia supply dwindling, or ceasing altogether in some markets, consultant Ian Wilson, discusses the supply situation outside of China.
The year to date for magnesia output has been dominated by
China, with mine and plant closures announced alongside
environmental inspections intended to reduce pollution (see
Magnesia prices were low at the start of 2017 but have since
risen considerably. Fused magnesia (FM) prices in particular