Silico-manganese falls again, but market remains optimistic - FERRO-ALLOYS

Silico-manganese prices may have begun to stabilise, traders said last
week, with supplies of lumpy 6575% manganese material now said to be
quite tight. One trader said that the South African producers are focusing
production on high carbon ferro-manganese and consequently
silico-manganese is less readily available.
Silico-manganese prices have been plummeting for some time while

ferro-manganese has somewhat...


October 26, 1998

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