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SMM Mn Survey: Operating Rates at Manganese Producers Decline to 69%

SMM Insight 01:02:31PM Jan 14, 2010 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jan. 14 (SMM) -- Affected by negative impact of electric power restriction, production and supply at manganese producers were affected to certain extend. SMM conducted a survey on operating rates at manganese producers in Guangxi, Guizhou, Xiushan in Chongqing and Sichuan. The results are as follows:

Operating rates in Guizhou province remained at 55% due to negative impact of electric power restriction policy; operating rates at Guangxi province remained at 56%; supply of electric power was also tight in Hunan and Xiushan, supply of electric power was restricted to certain extend. In this context, operating rates in Hunan declined to 83%, and operating rates in Xiushan declined to 81%. Overall operating rates in China fell to 69%, lower by 3 percentage points with the rates of last week.

(Total capacity: 1,760 kt, capacity proportion: 87%)

 

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SMM Mn Survey: Operating Rates at Manganese Producers Decline to 69%

SMM Insight 01:02:31PM Jan 14, 2010 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jan. 14 (SMM) -- Affected by negative impact of electric power restriction, production and supply at manganese producers were affected to certain extend. SMM conducted a survey on operating rates at manganese producers in Guangxi, Guizhou, Xiushan in Chongqing and Sichuan. The results are as follows:

Operating rates in Guizhou province remained at 55% due to negative impact of electric power restriction policy; operating rates at Guangxi province remained at 56%; supply of electric power was also tight in Hunan and Xiushan, supply of electric power was restricted to certain extend. In this context, operating rates in Hunan declined to 83%, and operating rates in Xiushan declined to 81%. Overall operating rates in China fell to 69%, lower by 3 percentage points with the rates of last week.

(Total capacity: 1,760 kt, capacity proportion: 87%)

 

Copyright © SMM. All Rights Reserved

None of this material may be used for any commercial or public use in any forms or means, without the prior written consent of SMM. For reproduction issue, please contact us by email: service.en@smm.cn