Feedback on stage one of the consultation was invited by Friday January 12.
Broadly, Metal Bulletin’s aims for stage one of the consultation were as follows:
Full details of the November 2017 cobalt pricing consultation are here.
- To gather feedback on the proposed removal of brands that are no longer being produced from its specifications;
- In doing so, to assess the possibility of increasing the minimum cobalt content in its “low-grade” specification to 99.8%, to reflect changes to global production since the last specification review;
- To consider renaming its two cobalt grades, currently referred to as “low-grade” and “high-grade”;
- To gauge market interest in including brands that are currently being produced, but were not included at the time of the last specification review, in its specifications, and to assess the feasibility of doing so.
The majority of responses indicated that any changes to Metal...