China’s magnesia: A year of restrictions and consolidation
Published: Thursday, 20 December 2018
Magnesia prices out of China have surged in 2018 following severe environmental restrictions. Carrie Shi, Fastmarkets IM market reporter, looks over the year of shutdowns and the effect on prices.
China’s magnesia market has experienced a year
of mining restrictions and prohibition on the use of explosives
in the name of environmental improvements in Liaoning province,
supporting firm prices as a result. There has also been some
progress on the consolidation of the magnesia industry after
several roadblocks in 2017...