Demand for refractory minerals rises in South Korea
Published: Thursday, 26 January 2017
Falling prices spur higher silicon carbide, alumina refractory brick imports; magnesite imports stay soft; PMI still below 50 but climbing.
South Korea saw its refractory mineral demand increase in
the fourth quarter of 2016 compared with the same period in
2015.Despite flat steel production, a driver for refractory
mineral consumption, South Korea imported more refractory
minerals year-on-year (y-o-y) after prices fell at the end of
last year. With...