Ferro-tungsten prices rise on higher demand, lower availability

Ferro-tungsten prices shot up following the Easter vacation in Europe on increasing demand for tooled steel and a fall in availability of material.

Metal Bulletin’s in-warehouse Rotterdam price climbed to $40-42 per kg, up from $39-39.60 before the European break.
“I definitely think this looks more correct. Many of the Chinese suppliers are not offering – there’s only metal from stocks,” a distributor told Metal Bulletin.

“There’s higher demand coming from [the major German consumers] for April as well. They’re buying three or...

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Claire Hack

April 03, 2013

15:40 GMT

London