China’s ferrosilicon smelters cut output as mills curb buys

Aug 01, 2013 | 11:33 AM |

Tags  ferrosilicon, China output, Hebei Iron & Steel, ferrosilicon smelters, steel mill purchasing

SHANGHAI — Ferrosilicon smelters in China have been forced to lower operating rates due to reduced purchasing by steel mills in recent months, AMM sister publication Metal Bulletin has been told.

Operating rates in the Ningxia autonomous region, the country’s biggest production base, are at around 40 to 50 percent, market sources said.....





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