Magnesium shortage in context: A real threat or just a price spike?

AutotechInsight Analysis Monthly

The automotive industry remains concerned about the supply constraints for magnesium, with the immediate impact of substantial input cost increases as an ominous signal that shortage is imminent.

As the automotive sector struggles to sustain production in light of semiconductor shortages, new concerns emerge around the stability of the supply for magnesium, which is key to aluminum production, and is heavily sourced from Mainland China.

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