Higher Chinese prices push up European silicon carbide market

By Martim Facada
Published: Thursday, 12 October 2017

Silicon carbide refractory grade prices increase in Europe influenced by Chinese market, where a clampdown on pollution persists.

European prices rose this week, due to the recent drop in Chinese silicon carbide exports, amid an ongoing anti-pollution clampdown, which is constraining production. 

Traditionally less expensive than the European material, Chinese silicon carbide has been offered and sold at similar prices of the European producer prices, spreading bullish...

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