Price Briefing 24 February – 2 March

By IM Staff
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...

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