Fastmarkets’ manganese ore index 37% Mn, cif Tianjin
, edged up by 1 cent per dry metric tonne unit (dmtu) or 0.3% to $3.96 per dmtu on March 20 from $3.95 per dmtu on March 13.
The corresponding index for manganese ore, 37% Mn, fob Port Elizabeth
, rose by 4 cents per dmtu or 1.2% week on week to $3.34 per dmtu on the same day from $3.30 per dmtu.
Fastmarkets’ index for manganese ore 44% Mn, cif Tianjin
, climbed by 3 cents or 0.7% week on week to $4.27 per dmtu on March 20 from $4.24 per dmtu previously.
The news of measures to contain the coronavirus being imposed in South Africa and Australia, the two major production hubs of manganese ore,...