China’s magnesia export prices soft despite mining stoppage in Haicheng

By Carrie Shi
Published: Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Chinese export prices for magnesia remained soft this week despite the start of a three-month halt to magnesite mining in Haicheng on August 1. High stocks and slow buying were still weighing on the market.

China’s magnesia market has not yet shown any uplift despite the beginning of a three-month halt to magnesite mining in the Haicheng region on August 1, due to high stocks and slow buying activity in the downstream refractory sector.

Most producers have kept their current prices unchanged, with only...

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