Higher Henan refractory output in Apr-May signals recovering operations

By Carrie Shi, Sybil Pan
Published: Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Henan refractory production recovered in April and May compared with the first quarter of 2020 with more enterprises returning to normal but refractory raw materials’ markets remain under pressure under a broadly sluggish market.

Refractories production in Henan rose to 2.62 million tonnes in April-May, up by 66% from total output in the first quarter of 1.58 million tonnes, according to data from the Henan Association of Refractories.

Output of refractory materials in Henan reached 4.2 million tonnes in the first five...

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