US silicon price ticks up to 13-month high on returning demand

The United States silicon metal price reached $1.03 per lb on the high end on Thursday October 22, further surpassing domestic producers’ $1 per lb cost of production and attaining its highest price since September 2019.

The high end broke the psychological price barrier of $1 per tonne last week and rose for the third consecutive week in this Thursday's assessment because of recent widespread trades at $1.03 per lb.

Returning spot demand and reducing regional supply took Fastmarkets’ price for silicon,...


Orla O'Sullivan

October 23, 2020

15:52 GMT

New York