Chinese refractory output drops in H1
Published: Thursday, 15 September 2016
Production of refractory products in China suffered a slowdown in the first half of the year, while exports of refractory mineral raw materials also saw double-digit declines. Prices continue to edge downwards.
Chinese refractory products output
in the first half of 2016 decreased 6% y-o-y to a total 10.57m
tonnes, according to latest industry estimates by the
Association of China Refractories.
Of this, density refractory product accounted for 6.98m
tonnes, 2% below last year. Insulating refractories totalled
259,100 tonnes,up 15% year-on-year...