Demanding supply

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 06 September 2018

Pollution regulations and their enforcement in China, coupled with the maturity of the steel and refractory industries, are causing a third major disturbance to the global magnesia market.

China has long been a major force in the global magnesia market. The entry of low-priced magnesia exports from China almost 30 years ago disrupted supply market dynamics. The growth of the Chinese steel and refractory industry since 2005 has equally influenced the way magnesia demand worked.

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