ORES & ALLOYS BLOG: Unexpected price uptick raises prospect of manganese ore squeeze, new arbitrage

A sudden upturn in manganese ore offer prices in Chinese ports at the start of the week has caught out market participants who had resigned themselves to another crash.

It has also heightened longstanding speculation that traders are planning another inventory squeeze in Chinese ports and using the gap between seaborne and port prices as an arbitrage to earn...


Janie Davies

April 27, 2017

14:29 GMT