7th World Antimony Forum

June 13-14, 2019
Changsha, Hunan, China

7th Refractory & Abrasive Materials Summit 2019

May 23-24, 2019
Qingdao, Shandong, China

10th Aluminum Raw Materials Summit

May 16-17, 2019
Zhengzhou, Henan, China

11th Rare Earth Summit

May 9-10, 2019
Qingdao, Shandong, China

8th Magnesium Summit

April 11-12, 2019
Zhuhai, Guangdong, China

12th World InBiGeGa Forum

March 14-15, 2019
Zhuhai, Guangdong, China

6th World Manganese & Selenium Forum

May 21-22, 2018
Hainan Sanya, China

6th World Antimony Forum

April 23-24, 2018
Zhangjiajie, China

6th International Refractories & Abrasives Summit

April 19-20, 2018
Beijing, China
Business Visits

Asian Metal visits Tianyuan Manganese

On 1 March, 2019, Alex Yuan, Analyst of Asian Metal, paid a visit to Ningxia Tianyuan Manganese Co., Ltd. and was warmly welcomed by Zhou Jianhua, Tianyuan Manganese's Vice President, and Qin Lifeng, Tianyuan Manganese's Deputy General Manager. The two sides exchanged ideas on supply and demand as well as price trend in Chinese manganese flake market and manganese lump market, and had a discussion on influence factors of manganese flake price trend in 2019.
Firstly, Mr. Qin accompanied Alex Yuan to Tianyuan Manganese's No. 2 plant and No.3 plant, each of which has an annual production capacity of 300,000t. Tianyuan Manganese produces 1,500-1,600t on a daily basis and adjusts operating rate based on marketing strategies, resulting in a change of about 300t per day.
Asian Metal
Asian Metal
Aerial view of Tianyuan Manganese
Workshop of Tianyuan Manganese
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Asian Metal
From left: Qin Lifeng, Alex Yuan
Wastewater treatment plant of Tianyuan Manganese is able to produce drinkable water.
In the afternoon, Mr. Zhou and Mr. Qin had an in-depth talk with Alex Yuan on status quo and future trend of Chinese manganese flake market and influence factors of price trend in 2019. Mr. Zhou predicted that significant factors would come from production safety and changes of downstream demand.
Mr. Zhou and Mr. Qin highly appreciated the neutral, impartial and objective stance of Asian Metal and will join the 7th World Selenium & Manganese Forum to be held by Asian Metal in Zhuhai, Guangdong on 30-31, May.