Germanium dioxide prices may head to a premium to germanium metal on supply tightness – sources

Germanium dioxide prices soared by 4.3% on Friday January 19 on the news that Teck Resources had declared a partial force majeure on metal sales from its zinc and lead smelting and refining complex, Trail Operations.

Traders say germanium dioxide may soon start trading at a premium to germanium metal. 

Metal Bulletin assessed germanium prices at $1,350-1,450 per kg on an in-warehouse Rotterdam basis on Friday, up from $1,300-1,450 per kg in the midweek assessment on Wednesday January 17...

Published

Tanya Ashreena

January 22, 2018

17:13 GMT

London