The dragon loosens its hold: magnesia supply developments outside of China

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 08 December 2017

With Chinese magnesia supply dwindling, or ceasing altogether in some markets, consultant Ian Wilson, discusses the supply situation outside of China.


The year to date for magnesia output has been dominated by China, with mine and plant closures announced alongside environmental inspections intended to reduce pollution (see p46). 

Magnesia prices were low at the start of 2017 but have since risen considerably. Fused magnesia (FM) prices in particular increased...

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