GLOBAL CHROME SNAPSHOT: Competitive bids pressure US alloy price; UG2 ore into China falls

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the United States for the week ended Friday April 5.




United States 

  • The US high-carbon ferro-chrome market softened slightly last week amid a series of large competitively priced inquiries. 
  • However an increase in buying interest was also seen, with several mills looking to secure tonnages for later in the quarter.

China 

The UG2 chrome ore index retreated after a recent burst of purchasing that saw...

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Chris Kavanagh

Karen Ng

Jon Stibbs

Amy Lv

April 05, 2019

17:51 GMT

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