GLOBAL FERRO-SILICON SNAPSHOT: Availability issues fueling US price gains

Key data from Fastmarkets’ pricing sessions in Europe and the United States for the week ending Friday February 26.



China

Spot ferro-silicon prices moved up by 100 yuan ($15) per tonne amid continuing supply tightness, sentiment propelled higher on rising futures prices following Inner Mongolia’s move to raise electricity rates. The most-actively traded May ferro-silicon futures contract price on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (ZCE) closed at 7,746 yuan per tonne on Wednesday February 24, up by 408 yuan (5.6%) per tonne from...

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Chris Kavanagh

Declan Conway

Siyi Liu

February 26, 2021

17:11 GMT

Galway, New York, Shanghai