TITANIUM SNAPSHOT: Supply worries support market prices

Key data from the Wednesday April 24 pricing session in Europe.

Key drivers

The European ferro-titanium and titanium scrap markets were steady in the week to Wednesday April 24, consolidating gains made early last week, when Fastmarkets reported news of a production stoppage at UK producer FE Mottram after a fire at the company’s plant in Sheffield. Alloy prices were expected to move higher in the next few weeks on expected stronger consumer demand, which is typical for May and June. That upward trend in prices may be extended if customers of FE Mottram turn to other suppliers...


Declan Conway

April 24, 2019

16:55 GMT