GLOBAL FERRO-SILICON SNAPSHOT: Prices climb to fresh heights

Key data from Fastmarkets’ pricing sessions in Europe, China and the United States on Friday September 17.

China Both the domestic and export markets in China rose to record highs on Wednesday. The domestic price was first assessed by Fastmarkets in 2006 and the export market in 1997. Continuing supply shortages fueled a two-month domestic price rally, amid bullish futures and lingering supply concerns over production cuts in the main producing regions such as Inner Mongolia and Ningxia. Strong sentiment buoyed the export market, while many suppliers refrained from offering due to tightened availability and uncertainty...

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Chris Kavanagh

Declan Conway

Siyi Liu

September 17, 2021

19:32 GMT

New York, Galway, Shanghai