Antimony trioxide production remains constrained in China

By Martim Facada
Published: Tuesday, 16 May 2017

The Chinese antimony trioxide 99.5% Sb2O3 market remains asphyxiated by constant environmental restrictions. While reduced supply continues to support prices, consumption levels remain weak in Europe and the US.

Environmental controls continue to impact antimony production in China with at least eight major Chinese antimony producers, including Hsikwangshan Twinkling Star, affected in recent months.

Producers that have failed environmental inspections have been forced by the Chinese authorities to stop production and/or pay fines.

"The situation in China is...

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