MANGANESE ORE INDEX: Prices rise on consumer demand, low stocks

Manganese ore prices rose on Friday December 14 on a wave of buying and expectations of rising prices in the first quarter of 2013 amid tight availability.

“There’s low inventory, more demand and producers are already well-sold,” a trader told Metal Bulletin. 

Metal Bulletin’s index price for 38% manganese ore fob South Africa rose to $3.94 per mtu,...


Janie Davies

December 14, 2012

14:00 GMT