New report from Roskill: The Economics of Magnesium Metal

May 2008
Chemical Business;May2008, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p68
Trade Publication
The article reports that China's domination of the world's magnesium industry continues to grow in both supply and demand, following the closure of Norsk Magnesium's plant in Canada in 2006. Chinese production accounted for 77% of global output of about 860 kilotons in 2007. Magnesium projects outside China investigated or implemented in the last few years, have either been abandoned or put on maintenance because they are not considered economically attractive in the face of Chinese competition.


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