November 2021

‘Panic over,’ US silicon buyers say; China price up

Silicon prices fell for a second consecutive week in the United States, with some domestic buyers saying the global price rally had ended after prices retreated from early November's all-time high.

Specialty steel market sees chrome price rise again as sellers increase offers

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

Magnesium prices jump in China on strong domestic demand

An overview of the aerospace materials markets and the latest price moves.

Vanadium prices up in latest deals, European manganese flake prices down as supply improves

An overview of the new energy materials markets and their price moves in the week to Friday November 19.

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.

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 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 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.

China drawing up new standards for lithium-ion batteries, pushes recycling

China's Ministry of Industry & Information Technology (MIIT) is conducting a public consultation on its proposed standards of the lithium-ion battery industry.

Five key stories from November 18

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Thursday November 18 that are worth another look.