GLOBAL TUNGSTEN SNAPSHOT: Tight concentrate supply supports APT, ferro-tungsten prices

Key data from the pricing sessions in London and Shanghai in the week ended Friday January 10.

Key drivers

The price range for tungsten concentrate in China was flat with the previous price before New Year’s Day, remaining firm in a tight market.  China’s ammonium paratungstate (APT) export price was also unchanged amid a quiet export market with no deals concluded, market participants said. China’s Ganzhou Tungsten Association (GTA) raised its monthly forecast price for black tungsten concentrate, basis 55% WO3 by 1,500 yuan ($217) to...


Ewa Manthey

Ruby Liu

January 13, 2020

11:15 GMT

Shanghai, London