Magnesia prices rise as environmental focus back on Liaoning

By Albert Li
Published: Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Prices of fused magnesia and dead burned magnesia rose again over the past week as the attention of the central government returns to Liaoning, where environmental inspectors found numerous irregularities that local authorities must now rectify.

The Chinese magnesia market continues to appreciate, as export prices of a number of magnesia products have increased further while producers’ concerns over the environmental controls in Liaoning province persist.

The spot price of DBM 97.5% MgO rose to $500-600/tonne FOB China, compared with $460-530/tonne previously, according to a 14...

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