Steely determination: The revival of India’s refractories sector
Published: Friday, 30 August 2019
Indian refractories output rebounded in 2018, after three successive years of decline. Sunder Singh analyzes what was behind the shift in the industry’s fortunes and hears reasons for both optimism and consternation, from some of the market’s key participants.
Volume growth in refractories production in India was in
positive figures for the first time in three years in the
financial year ending March 31, 2019, with output rising to 1.2
million tonnes, a 9% increase on the previous year, making it
one of the sector’s strongest years on