Magnesia prices rise as environmental focus back on Liaoning
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