Chinese silicon carbide exports dip, European prices edge higher

By Martim Facada
Published: Friday, 08 December 2017

Chinese exports of silicon carbide fell in October, according to Chinese customs data, while price ranges for the material in Europe have all made slight gains.

Silicon carbide exports from China fell in October from the previous month, which reflected the imposition of environmental controls by local authorities - part of a long-running crackdown on polluting industries in the country.

Chinese exports decreased by 15.62% in October to 32,784 tonnes from 38,852 tonnes in September. Still, the average...

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