Chinese silicon market shrugs off impact of Hoshine organosilicon warehouse fire

Silicon market participants have downplayed the effect on prices of a fire and subsequent explosion a Hoshine Silicon's 997 siloxane packaging facility in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Tuesday June 8.

The incident at the facility in Shihezi economic and technological development zone was brought under control within an hour.

Hoshine's main products include industrial silicon (553 grade) and organosilicon products. It is the largest silicon metal producer in the world with its own coal and thermoelectricity to produce both industrial silicon and organosilicon...


Jessica Long

June 09, 2021

11:08 GMT