Manganese flake giant TMI denies production halt but prices hit record highs

Tianyuan Manganese Industry Group (TMI), said to be the world’s largest producer of manganese flake, has not halted production, it told Fastmarkets, dispelling a recent rumor that has helped to drive manganese prices to new heights worldwide.

Distorted reports of an explosion some time in the week ended Friday August 13 near TMI’s operations in Zhongwei, in China’s Ningxia province, were heard amid a pre-existing global shortage...

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Orla O'Sullivan

August 23, 2021

14:10 GMT

New York