China's Sep magnesia exports down vs Aug but higher vs last year

By Albert Li
Published: Thursday, 09 November 2017

The removal of China's export tax and quotas on magnesia prompted a boost in material shipped out of the country.

Chinese exports of calcined caustic magnesia (CCM) of 65,337 tonnes in September were down 13.48% from August but up 141.7% from the same month of last year, according to official Chinese data.

The year-on-year increase reflects the scrapping of an export quota and tax on the material - China scrapped export...

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