China’s magnesia stocks up, prices down ahead of Lunar New Year holiday

By Carrie Shi
Published: Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Chinese export prices for fused magnesia (FM ) and dead burned magnesia (DBM) have gone on a downtrend, tracking recent falls in the domestic market after production resumed in Dashiqiao.

Chinese domestic prices for fused magnesia (FM) and dead-burned magnesia (DBM) have been on a downtrend since production was resumed by most magnesia producers in the city of Dashiqiao in Liaoning province, which in turn led to rising stock levels.

Dashiqiao closed all its DBM kilns, and some FM kilns,...

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