Labour, energy and pollution costs put pressure on Chinese refractory bauxite margins
Published: Monday, 03 November 2014
Uncompetitive energy costs and wage hikes encourage tax avoidance in Shanxi Province
Rising labour and energy costs are putting pressure on
refractory grade bauxite
producers in Shanxi Province, northeast China the
words principal source of the material.
Sources familiar with the industry in Shanxi told
IM that average wages in the region have
increased by around 45% in the...