Price Briefing 24 February – 2 March
Published: Friday, 03 March 2017
Environmental controls in China continued to disrupt production for a number of industrial minerals; magnesia prices could rise; antimony trioxide climbed week-on-week; pigments producers announced price hikes for iron oxide.
A fresh wave of strict environmental controls was set to hit
China again this week and the related anti-pollution shutdowns
in minerals production are thought to impact supply.
Main fused alumina producing region, Henan province was
placed under severe pollution warning on 3-4 March. Many fused
alumina production facilities in Henan...