Chinese magnesia exports dwindling after early surge

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 15 September 2017

China’s shipments of CCM, DBM and FM exceeded 1m tonnes in just over half a year but slumped over the past three months as production issues slashed availability.

China has exported as much magnesia in the first seven months of this year as it normally does in a whole year, but shipments have stalled and are now falling by the month.

The pattern of Chinese trade of magnesia products in 2017 to date has been characterised by a...

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