FORECAST: China's vanadium consumption to surge 30% on revised rebar standards

A revision to the standard tensile strength of rebar products in China may see vanadium metal consumption in the country grow by 30% or 10,000 tonnes per year, according to an official at the China Iron & Steel Research Institute (CISRI).

“The [revision] has been forwarded to the Standardization Administration of China and is very likely to be formally released in September,” the CISRI official, who was involved in the drafting...


Anna Xu

Jessica Zong

August 21, 2017

08:20 GMT