Price Briefing: Week 39 — magnesia, alumina, perlite, potash

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Thursday, 29 September 2011

Magnesia comes under pressure as energy prices rise; alumina producer raises prices

Prices for magnesia products from China are coming under pressure, traders have told IM, as the winter approaches and energy-related manufacturing costs are set to rise.

Power shortages, which became frequent occurrences last year, are also being forecast in central and southern China over the coming winter due to increasing...

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