GLOBAL SILICON SNAPSHOT: Prices rise as buyers seek alternative sources on tight prompt supply

Key data from the pricing session in Asia and Europe for the week ended Friday February 14.

Key drivers 

The prices for both grades jumped due to difficulties obtaining material from China because of transportation restrictions caused by policies to contain the coronavirus (2019-nCov).  Some suppliers reported receiving inquiries from customers who normally buy from China, such as those in the Middle East....


Janie Davies

Ruby Liu

February 17, 2020

10:54 GMT

Shanghai, London