China’s magnesia prices up on higher coal costs, tight environmental controls
Published: Thursday, 09 September 2021
Export prices for China-origin caustic calcined magnesia and dead burned magnesia have increased because of higher production costs and a strict regime of environmental regulations, Fastmarkets has heard.
Repeated rises in the cost of coal have been a major factor
in raising China’s magnesia prices. Most producers
in the country have raised their prices by more than 100 yuan
($15) per tonne for both caustic calcined magnesia (CCM) and
dead burned magnesia (DBM).
Fastmarkets’ price assessment of...