December 2017

Trade log December 2017: Ferro-tungsten and APT

The latest ferro-tungsten and ammonium paratungstate (APT) transactions, bids, offers and assessments in Europe, Vietnam and China. Blue tungsten oxide (BTO) and yellow tungsten oxide (YTO) deals are taken into consideration.

Trade Log December 2017: Ferro-vanadium and vanadium pentoxide

The latest ferro-vanadium and vanadium pentoxide (V2O5) transactions, bids, offers and assessments in Europe.

2017 REVIEW: China dictates tungsten highs and lows but global industry breathes more easily

Improved demand and higher prices have been a welcome change for tungsten market participants outside China in 2017 but, when it comes to price moves and price floors, China still holds the cards.

China's domestic stainless steel prices down on soft demand

China’s domestic stainless steel prices moved lower over the past week in sparse trading.

China AM: Ferrous futures steady amid bearish sentiment

China’s ferrous futures were little changed during morning trading on Thursday December 28 amid bearish sentiment in the physical steel markets.

East Asian stainless steel prices up further on trading spike

East Asian stainless steel prices remained in an upward trend over the past week amid active trading.

China’s stainless flat steel exports fall again in November

China’s export volumes for stainless flat steel continued to fall on a year-on-year basis in November despite being higher than October’s shipments, amid higher prices.

EUROPE STAINLESS STEEL: Base prices stable in seasonal slowdown

European stainless steel base prices for both flat and long products remained unchanged over the past week, sources told Metal Bulletin on Friday December 22.

China's domestic stainless steel prices rise on low inventories, nickel gains

China’s domestic stainless steel prices have picked up over the past week amid low inventory levels and gains in the nickel market.

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 22/12: Aluminium leads LME gains; Peru instability threatens copper mine sale; China's copper premiums fall

The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Friday December 22.