Chinese magnesia oversupply, refractory outlook weigh in short term – industry sources

By Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 13 September 2019

Fastmarkets rounds up the key talking points from the 8th China Liaoning International Magnesia Materials Exposition in Haicheng on September 11.

Low-grade magnesia supply growing but high-grade still tight
The Liaoning government imposed strict mining controls in Haicheng City from 2017 to 2018 prohibiting the extraction of magnesite using explosives and stopping all magnesite mining on environment inspections and safety checks. 

Some major producers in Haicheng received limited explosives for magnesite...

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