South Africa’s coronavirus-linked lockdown stokes fears of supply tightness in China chrome market

Chinese chrome ore buyers have expressed concern at the possibility of supply tightness emerging in the coming months following news that South African mines and furnaces will shut amid a nationwide lockdown later this week.

South Africa will enter a 21-day nationwide lockdown from midnight on Thursday March 26, with the country’s metals and mining operations to be placed on care and maintenance. The move...


Siyi Liu

March 25, 2020

03:51 GMT