World refractory magnesia market moving back towards balance

June 2005
Chemical Business;Jun2005, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p83
Trade Publication
Reports on the performance of the world refractory magnesia market in June 2005. Reasons behind the decline in the consumption of refractory materials; Forecast on the growth of the market by 2008; Implications of the participation of China in the World Trade Organisation for foreign refractories.


Related Articles

  • Euler Hermes Identifies 3 Key Reasons For the Protracted Slowdown in Trade.  // CFO Innovation Asia;3/23/2015, p1 

    The article offers information on a new report from Euler Hermes, provider of credit insurance, shows that economic slowdown, price pressures and continued excess capacity makes the immediate outlook for global trade bleak. Three key reasons for the protracted slowdown in trade were identified...

  • Improving Lining Resistance Using High-Magnesia Fluxes in the Converter Steelmaking Process. Demidov, K. N.; Shatilov, O. F.; Lamukhin, A. M.; Zinchenko, S. D.; Babenko, A. A.; Dmitrienko, Yu. A.; Borisova, T. V.; Sarychev, B. A.; Ovsyannikov, V. G.; Voronina, O. B. // Refractories & Industrial Ceramics;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p13 

    Tests carried out at the Severstal Joint-Stock Co. and Magnitogorskii Iron-and-Steel Works JSC showed that a lime-magnesia flux containing 30 – 35% MgO used in the converter steelmaking process produced a favorable effect on the refractory lining resistance. Compositions for high-magnesia...

  • Using Self-Degradable Magnesia Pellets in Slag Splashing Technology for Protection of the Converter Lining. Demidov, K. N.; Ovsyannikov, V. G.; Shatilov, O. F.; D'yachenko, V. F.; Borisova, T. V.; Voronina, O. B. // Refractories & Industrial Ceramics;May2005, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p157 

    Results of industrial tests carried out on self-degradable magnesia pellets (SMP) of different composition for use in the slag splashing technology for protection of the oxygen converter's refractory lining are reported.

  • A MODEL OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE . Weiss, Laurenc // Quarterly Journal of Economics;Sep80, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p277 

    An equilibrium model of international trade, payments, and financial asset flows is developed with implications for the relationship between asset returns and changes in the relative prices of consumption goods of different countries. The model focuses on international trade as enlarging the...

  • The Foreign Trade and Investment Act of 1972: Three Points of View. Smith, Dan Throop // Columbia Journal of World Business;Mar/Jun72, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p11 

    The arguments in favor of free movements of goods and capital are familiar. The relative costs of production and relative rates of return on capital vary in different parts of the world. The most efficient use of the world's resources requires flexibility to permit goods to be produced and...

  • INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND ECONOMIC INSTABILITY. MacEwan, Arthur // Monthly Review: An Independent Socialist Magazine;Feb89, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p10 

    The article talks about the international economic problems of the U.S. In general, in the 1970s, within manufacturing, the country ran substantial surpluses in capital goods, chemicals and military goods, while experiencing deficits in manufactured consumer goods. The impact of economic changes...

  • How Large Are Competitive Pressures in Services Markets? Estimation of Mark-ups for Selected OECD Countries. Molnár, Margit; Bottini, Novella // OECD Journal: Economic Studies;2010, Vol. 2010 Issue 1, p149 

    Mark-ups can provide valuable information on competitive pressures in various sectors of the economy, reflecting pressures stemming from rules of conduct imposed by regulators as well as those arising from such factors as trade and FDI or increasing consumer demands in terms of price and...

  • Outcomes Assessment in Trade Policy Analysis: A Note on the Welfare Propositions of the "Gains from Trade". Reinert, Kenneth A. // Journal of Economic Issues (Association for Evolutionary Economi;Dec2004, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p1067 

    This article focuses on key welfare propositions underlying the traditional approach to what international economists term the gains from trade, widely acknowledged to be the most fundamental analytical contribution of international economics. It is rarely acknowledged that any of a number of...

  • India's cotton exports threaten US.  // Man-Made Textiles in India;Nov2005, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p443 

    The article states that the U.S. is fearing that India will replace it as the leading exporter of cotton in the world. India's cotton production has outpaced it consumption making the country to post surplus of cotton that can then flood the international market. The U.S. expects that in 2005...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics