GLOBAL SILICON SNAPSHOT: Chinese price continues uptrend, European producers stop offering but prices unmoved

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia and Europe in the week ended Friday November 1.

China Key drivers The Chinese silicon 5-5-3 export price continued its upward momentum for the second consecutive week against a backdrop of tight supply for the dry season from November to May when refiners in Sichuan and Yunnan provinces halt production due to a lack of cheap hydroelectric power. Domestic Chinese ex-works prices have risen by 200-300 yuan ($28-43) per tonne since mid-October, supporting export prices. The strength of the yuan against the dollar has pushed spot quotations...

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Cristina Belda

Huaqing Fu

November 04, 2019

14:08 GMT

London, Shanghai