Antimony trioxide production remains constrained in China
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
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...