GLOBAL TUNGSTEN WRAP: Lunar New Year holiday tightens supply; European APT prices edge up

The Lunar New Year holiday tightened tungsten supply further, pushing prices for ammonium paratungstate (APT) slightly higher in Europe while ferro-tungsten was unchanged with little spot business concluded.

  • Lunar New Year holiday tightens tungsten supply further
  • European APT prices edge higher on tight availability
  • European ferro-tungsten prices stable with little spot activity taking place
Metal Bulletin assessed APT prices in a range of $319-326 per metric ton unit (mtu) cif Rotterdam on Friday February 23, up 0.2% from the previous week.

“Concentrates supply is still very tight and that’s what keeps pushing APT prices higher... There’s...


Ewa Manthey

February 23, 2018

22:46 GMT