South African manganese ore exports to Asia rise by up to 355% [amended]

Shipping trends tracking South African exports show sharp increases in manganese ore flows to Asia in the first nine months of the year.

South African bulk manganese ore exports to Malaysia increased more than three-fold year on year to 469,000 tonnes for the January-September period. This reflects growing ore feed to a series of manganese alloy plant startups in the country since early 2016 by major manganese industry players. The most recent new project was developed by OM Holdings, which produced its first batch of silico-manganese at its furnace...

Published

Janie Davies

October 10, 2017

08:00 GMT

London