Scrapping of Chinese tariff could allow chlorite to compete in world talc markets

Published: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Chlorite has been locked out of export markets in 2017 due to a 10% export tax in China but this has now changed, the secretary general of the China Talc Association said.

A change in Chinese tariff rules will again allow chlorite to compete with low-grade talc in international markets, potentially lifting exports of the mineral, the secretary general of the China Talc Association said.

On December 15, the Chinese government said it would scrap its...

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