China’s magnesia: A year of restrictions and consolidation

By Carrie Shi
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...

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