GLOBAL FERRO-SILICON SNAPSHOT: Chinese export prices jump on Malaysian suspensions

Key data from Fastmarkets’ pricing sessions in China, Europe and the United States on Friday June 4.



China
The ferro-silicon market became bullish following news that a major Malaysian ferro-silicon producer has issued a two-week production suspension, with supply shifting to China and suppliers’ offers broadly holding offers firm. The export ferro-silicon price went higher due to tight spot availability, with active inquiries. Sentiment was positive because market participants were all taking a wait-and-see attitude toward Ningxia’s...

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Chris Kavanagh

Declan Conway

Jessica Long

June 04, 2021

19:20 GMT

New York, Shanghai, Galway