Jilin Ferro-Alloy Group cuts silico-manganese output

Jilin Ferro-Alloy Group Co in northeastern China has cut production of silico-manganese in the second half of the year in response to dwindling export demand, instead boosting its output of ferro-chrome.

"Silico-manganese is good for selling in the domestic market," said Jilin's vice general manager, Xu Caixia. "We've reduced the quantity we produce to leave something for the domestic market only,"...


October 30, 2001

10:05 GMT