INT'L FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: Chinese ferro-nickel smelter's exports drop after temporary ban by Myanmar

A temporary export ban on ferro-nickel imposed by Myanmar in September has stopped a Chinese-owned smelter moving metal to its customers in China, sources told Metal Bulletin.

The Myanmar government stopped the Dagongshan smelter exporting to China in September in a suspension that is still in place, one of its buyers there told Metal Bulletin at its 31st International Ferro-alloys Conference. The smelter can produce 85,000 tpy of ferro-nickel, containing 27% nickel.$0$0The suspension of exports has been imposed while the Myanmar government renegotiates with the smelter how proceeds from sales are to be distributed. The talks may conclude this month, the China-based ferro-nickel buyer said. No ferro-nickel exports to China from Myanmar...

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Ellie Wang

November 09, 2015

18:30 GMT

Prague