UniteCR ’17: Industry sees gloomy prospects for magnesia

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 29 September 2017

Market participants gathered in Santiago had few positive words to describe the current state of the magnesia market, as most reckon the commodity will remain tight and expensive.

The supply tightness affecting magnesia markets is expected to persist for the foreseeable future, delegates attending the UniteCR refractory conference in Santiago, Chile, forecast.

Sources were adamant the issues of supply shortage and price volatility that have been seen in China over the past few months will continue to bite, they told IM  at...

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