23 June 2017
A severe supply shortage has lifted fused magnesia prices outside of China; Chinese flake graphite grades post uptick; spot chromite prices fall on lack of Chinese buying; baryte holds unchanged despite heavy rain storm temporarily hitting production in China; antimony trioxide prices under pressure; Chinese producers raise rare earth prices again; ilmenite trading activity slumps leading some to speculate that it could be an end to the rise in prices.
20 June 2017
The Chinese city of Baotou is planning to solve the problems of low output and inadequate recycling at its Bayan Obo mine.
19 June 2017
Prices published by Chinese firms for some rare earths have increased as the authorities continue to deal firmly with producers who break the law.
12 June 2017
Authorities in the Chinese province are aiming to expand R&D and innovation in TiO2 and rare earths, targeting electronics and automotive.
08 June 2017
Increase in profits; Turnover down on low prices; RNM reports profit