TITANIUM SNAPSHOT: Slower trading knocks prices

Key data from the Fastmarkets' Wednesday June 19 pricing session in Europe.

Key drivers

The European ferro-titanium price fell for the fourth consecutive week after six weeks of stability.  Demand has been quiet since an initial bout of short-covering in mid-April when major European producer FE Mottram stopped production after a fire damaged its UK plant. FE Mottram aims to restart production around the end of July, the middle of the seasonal slowdown in heavy industry in Europe.  Alloy market holding at its current baseline price, although offer prices are...


Declan Conway

June 19, 2019

16:05 GMT