Uncertainty around whether Indonesia would bring its ban on exports of unprocessed nickel ore forward, which is currently scheduled for 2022, contributed to the recent surge in the London Metal Exchange’s nickel price
The three-month nickel contract on the LME
has averaged $15,422 per tonne so far in August, compared with the July average of $13,515 per tonne.
Stainless cold-rolled coil
The weekly Fastmarkets export price assessment for stainless steel cold-rolled coil, 2mm grade 304, fob China was $1,980-2,000 per tonne on Wednesday August 21, unchanged...