Chinese magnesia production disruption worsens

By Albert Li, Davide Ghilotti
Published: Wednesday, 03 May 2017

Almost all magnesia producers in Haicheng and Dashiqiao are currently shut amid ongoing environmental controls; while European magnesia prices are stable market participants are wary of impact to the market should the situation in China persist.

Magnesia production operations continue to be severely disrupted in China as the latest round of environmental inspection gets under full swing in major producing areas including Liaoning province.

Almost all magnesia producers in Haicheng and Dashiqiao – both cities in Lianoning – have stopped production at present, IM has been told.

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