GLOBAL SILICON SNAPSHOT: China, US prices rise amid higher offers; Europe 5-5-3 down on poor demand

Key data from the pricing sessions in the United States, Europe and Asia for the week ended Friday May 15.

China A firm domestic price, despite sluggish overseas demand, is supporting the price increase as well as higher offers in the market. The domestic supply of silicon grade-553 is very tight. Hoshine’s silicon plant in Xinjiang is only operating at one third of its capacity. Many plants...


Cristina Belda

Orla O'Sullivan

Ruby Liu

May 18, 2020

16:28 GMT

Shanghai, New York, Madrid