SILICON SNAPSHOT: European, Chinese prices steady ahead of Chinese New Year holiday

Key data from the pricing sessions in London and Shanghai on Friday January 18.


Grade 441and grade 553 silicon prices in Europe remained unchanged on thin inquiries and sufficient material availability. The market was quiet overall, reinforced by the week-long public holiday in China (February 4-10).  Trading was slow during much of the week, with very little spot business concluded; the price could find upward support after the Lunar New Year, according to some sources, due to production cuts from Norway-based ferro-silicon alloy producer Elkem and...


Cristina Belda

Huaqing Fu

January 21, 2019

12:05 GMT

London; Shanghai