GLOBAL SILICON SNAPSHOT: Thin liquidity keeps a lid on Chinese, European prices

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia and Europe for the week ending Friday January 4.


The price for exported grade 553 silicon in China remained unchanged for the fifth consecutive week amid thin inquiries and a slow market. The market is quiet because the majority of stockpiling activities for first-quarter delivery from the Japanese secondary aluminum sector took place in early December, meaning most overseas buyers are covered for early January. This has coincided with the Christmas holidays in Europe...


Cristina Belda

Huaqing Fu

January 07, 2019

12:56 GMT