OUTLOOK: Ferro-chrome market to adapt as tight supply in China runs into Q2

Inner Mongolia, China’s ferro-chrome production heartland, has imposed restrictions on its metallurgical sector in a move that has fueled the high-carbon ferro-chrome markets in China and Europe, and although this may ease off, the gains were unlikely to be lost while alloy ramp-ups continue, sources have told Fastmarkets.

The decision to restrict energy consumption in Inner Mongolia since December 2020 has led the market to tighten significantly throughout China.

And without any sign that the autonomous region will...


Jon Stibbs

Siyi Liu

March 22, 2021

20:20 GMT

London, Shanghai