Falling Chinese fused magnesia exports in April mirror price weakness in year to date

By Carrie Shi
Published: Monday, 03 June 2019

Chinese exports of fused magnesia were down on an annual basis in April on reducing buying activity, while dead burned magnesia and caustic calcined magnesia shipments rose.

Chinese exports of fused magnesia in April fell by 44.3% year on year to 29,218 tonnes, compared with 52,414 tonnes in the same month of 2018, according to official customs data.

The export value of fused magnesia totaled $22.16 million in April, down 54.2% from $48.37 million...

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