European fused magnesia market continues surge higher

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Availability of fused magnesia is tight, which is a factor driving prices higher. The dependence on graphite electrodes in the FM production process is contributing to this upward price trend.

European fused magnesia spot prices are rising while buyers seek to secure whatever volumes may be still available for sale amid a widespread shortage of material.

Sellers have already booked contracts for the supply of a large proportion of next year’s fused magnesia production, buyers said, while the price of...

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