31 March 2022
China’s magnesia market remained static because of the new wave of Covid-19 infections, while logistics in Haicheng and Dashiqiao remained under strict control.
25 March 2022
A summary of China’s refractory raw materials exports for the first two months of 2022.
22 March 2022
China’s magnesia market was static in the week to Tuesday March 22 because of a recent resurgence in Covid-19 infections, which has resulted in strict controls on production and logistics in Haicheng and Dashiqiao, sources have told Fastmarkets.
17 March 2022
The magnesia market in Europe is suffering logistical disruptions driven by the Russia-Ukraine war, with local producers also plagued by increased energy and transportation costs. China’s magnesia market, meanwhile, remains calm but there is growing concern about production and domestic logistics amid a resurgence in Covid-19 cases.
10 March 2022
China’s magnesia market softened in the two weeks to Thursday March 10, with supply increasing after production was resumed in late February, and sellers lowering their prices to test the market. Separately, authorities in the city of Dashiqiao have released their latest consolidation plan for the local magnesite sector.
03 March 2022
United Kingdom-registered global refractory company Vesuvius has suspended deliveries to Russia “for the duration of hostilities,” it said in a financial report published on Thursday March 3, also noting that revenue increased in 2021.