Chinese bauxite prices set to rise on new export controls

By IM prices reporter
Published: Tuesday, 04 January 2011

Non-metallurgical grade material to increase as annual export quotas cut by 12%

Prices of Chinese non-metallurgical grades of bauxite, used in a wide range of refractory and abrasive applications, are set to rise over the coming months as export controls implemented by the Chinese government take effect.

For 2011, China will reduce bauxite export quotas by 130,000 tonnes, from 930,000 to 800,000...

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