Delayed publication of chrome ore South Africa UG2 concentrates index and ferro-chrome benchmark indicator

The publication of Fastmarkets’ UG2 chrome ore concentrates index and Fastmarkets’ ferro-chrome benchmark indicator was delayed on Tuesday November 30 because of a delay in the review and approval process.

Fastmarkets’ MB-CHO-0003 chrome ore South Africa UG2 concentrates index basis 42%, cif China $/tonne and MB-FEC-0019 ferro-chrome lumpy Cr benchmark indicator, charge basis 52% (and high carbon), Europe, $/Ib were published 17 minutes later than the scheduled time of 3pm London time.
The Fastmarkets price book and database have both since been updated.
For more information or to provide feedback on the delayed publication of this price, or if you would like to provide price information by becoming a data submitter to this index, please contact Claire Patel-Campbell by email at:
Please add the subject heading ‘FAO: Claire Patel-Campbell, re: UG2 chrome ore index.’
To see all Fastmarkets’ pricing methodology and specification documents, go to

Jon Stibbs


Jon Stibbs

November 30, 2021

16:51 GMT