China's Liaoning magnesia markets extend ops suspensions on coronavirus fears

By Carrie Shi
Published: Wednesday, 05 February 2020

China’s magnesia enterprises in Liaoning province, a major production hub, have suspended operations on government instructions in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus outbreak that was first detected in Wuhan city.

The businesses in Liaoning were acting on government instructions to delay the reopening of businesses in the most of the country to February 10 at the earliest in response to the coronavirus outbreak which has infected over 20,000 people.

The Chinese magnesia market has been stagnant since before the Lunar...