GLOBAL FERRO-SILICON SNAPSHOT: US market narrows down; other markets rangebound

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the United States for the week ending Friday January 17.

United States 

  • The price narrowed downward this week with small-volume transactions in the new range. 
  • Market participants see little potential for downside with support from elevated prices in Europe. 
  • Producer and trader sources attributed the weakness to a traditionally weak first quarter in domestic alloy market and few overseas inquiries.


The European ferro-silicon spot price was...


Chris Kavanagh

Declan Conway

Siyi Liu

January 17, 2020

17:37 GMT

New York, Shanghai, Galway