China fails to set magnesia export quota

By Albert Li
Published: Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Magnesia and talc are not mentioned in the official register of export quotas Beijing released for 2017, leading to suspicions that the quotas in place for over two decades may have been quietly scrapped.

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce appears to have scrapped the country's export quotas for magnesia and talc, as the two commodities have not been listed in its 2017 quota register for industrial and agricultural products announced on 31 October.

Last year on the same day, the quota set for magnesia and...

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