Magnesia supply issues ahead in China, market says

By Albert Li
Published: Friday, 03 March 2017

Chinese magnesia market participants believe production stoppages and the resulting supply implications will impact domestic prices as material continues to flow out of the country at lower values due to the lifting of the export quota.

Though the value of magnesia exported from China in January plummeted, according to customs data, the market situation in early March shows potential for a price increase according to market participants who pointed to possible domestic supply shortages going forward.

In the first week of March, Haicheng city announced to...

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