Chinese refractories output down

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Monday, 21 December 2009

China’s refractory production and refractory mineral exports plummeted in 2009

China’s refractories industry experienced a torrid time during the first half of 2009 as recently published data reveals both refractory production and exports of refractory raw materials declined markedly.

Key export mineral casualties included dead burned magnesia, fused magnesia, fused alumina, graphite, and silicon carbide, whose monthly export...

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