Coronavirus outbreak leads to tungsten supply shortage in China

China will experience a supply shortage of tungsten concentrates and ammonium paratungstate (APT) in early 2020 due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

Many miners and APT plants are unable to resume production or are only able to run at a very low operational rates in February, according to market sources.

Published

Ruby Liu

February 14, 2020

14:29 GMT

Shanghai