Environmental inspection-related stoppages to hit Chinese NPI production

Environmental inspection-related disruptions at nickel pig iron (NPI) smelters in northern and eastern China could remove as much as 5,000 tonnes per month of downstream supply of nickel from the Chinese market, market sources told Metal Bulletin.

A number of NPI smelters in north China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region and east China’s Shandong and Jiangsu provinces – major NPI-producing regions in the country – have reduced, or...


Violet Li

June 08, 2018

09:40 GMT