October 2021

PRICING NOTICE: Correction to antimony prices, Rotterdam

Fastmarkets has corrected its trioxide grade and standard grade antimony prices, in warehouse Rotterdam, which were incorrectly published on Friday October 22 due to a reporter error.

European trade groups warn about 'catastrophic impact’ of Chinese magnesium shortage

European trade groups warned about the potentially "catastrophic impact" of a Chinese magnesium supply shortage on metals producers in the region, calling on the European Commission and national governments to take immediate action to mitigate the risks to industry.

ENERGY TRANSITION RAW MATERIALS 22/10: Battery-grade lithium spot prices continue to rally amid strength in domestic China and aggressive offers

An overview of the new energy materials markets and their price moves in the week to Friday October 22.

Aerospace materials market report 22/10: Logistics issues, raw materials shortages push up chromium prices in Europe

An overview of the aerospace materials markets and the latest price moves in the week to Friday October 22.

SPECIALTY STEEL RAW MATERIALS 22/10: Chromium price rises on high transport costs, raw material shortage

An overview of the specialty steel raw materials markets in Europe and their latest price moves.

Trade log: Cobalt hydroxide payable indicator, min 30% Co, cif China, % payable of Fastmarkets’ standard-grade cobalt price (low-end)

The Cobalt hydroxide payable indicator, min 30% Co, cif China, % payable of Fastmarkets’ standard-grade cobalt price (low-end) trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

Trade log: Cobalt standard grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb

The Cobalt standard grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

Trade log: Cobalt alloy grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb

The Cobalt alloy grade, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

IN FIGURES: China’s minor metals exports and imports in September 2021

A summary of China’s minor metals exports and imports for September 2021

Trade log: Cobalt sulfate 20.5% Co basis, exw China, yuan/tonne

The Cobalt sulfate 20.5% Co basis, exw China, yuan/tonne trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.