Indian barite exports surge ahead of Chinese shipments
Published: Tuesday, 11 February 2020
Indian barite exports are running at nearly twice the pace of Chinese sales, according to the latest customs data, marking a sharp reversal from only two years earlier, when China was the world’s largest exporter.
Between April and December 2019, India exported 1.51 million
tonnes of lump barite, while China exported just 823,420 tonnes
over the same period.
In the preceding year, from April 2018 to March 2019, India
exported 2.1 million tonnes of barite, compared with Chinese
exports of 1.31 million tonnes....