Investigation of domestic white corundum production (June 9th, 2022)

According to the survey data on June 9th, 132 of the 207 white corundum smelting furnaces in China are in production, and the overall operating rate of the market is 65.02%, down 0.99 percentage points from last week. Among them, the operating rate in Henan was 74.6%, down 3.17 percentage points from last week. The operating rate in Shandong was 47.89%, an increase of 2.82 percentage points over last week. The operating rate in other regions was 66.67%, unchanged from last week.

According to the survey data on the June 9th, the weekly output of 207 domestic white corundum smelting furnaces totaled 21233.15 tons, with a capacity utilization rate of 67.47%, down 0.21 percentage points from last week. Among them, the output of Henan is 13327.07 tons, and the capacity utilization rate is 80.94%, down 3.38 percentage points from last week. Shandong’s output was 7510.72 tons, with a capacity utilization rate of 52.11%, an increase of 3.4 percentage points over last week. The output of other regions was 395.36 tons, and the capacity utilization rate was 66.67%, unchanged from last week.

According to the survey data on June 9th, the total inventory of the sample enterprises this week was 24650 tons, an increase of 1500 tons over last week.

During the survey cycle of this week, the domestic white corundum Market operation rate and capacity utilization rate continued to weaken. Affected by the continuous low demand, white corundum enterprises’ production enthusiasm was poor, and it is expected that the operation situation will continue to weaken next week.

RegionCapacity utilization(%)Weeks fromOutput (t)Capacity utilizationWeeks from
Henan74.60-3.1713327.0780.94-3.38
Shandong47.892.827510.7252.113.40
others66.670.00395.3666.670.00
WFA weekly production situation investigation table (6.3-6.9)

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