June 2019

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 28/06: Cobalt hydroxide prices slump in June against weakness in metal

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their latest price moves.

ERG resumes some cobalt metal production at Chambishi

ERG partially restarted production of cobalt metal at Chambishi in Zambia earlier this month.

MINOR METALS MARKET REPORT 28/06: Antimony edges down in Rotterdam; germanium softens on cheaper deals

An overview of the minor metals markets and the reasons for any price moves.

FASTMARKETS NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 28/06: Minor metals

The following Fastmarkets minor metals prices changed on Friday June 28:

CHINA MINOR METALS MARKET REPORT 28/06: Gallium up 2.1%; silicon dips on good supply

An overview of the minor metals markets and the reasons for any price moves.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from June 27

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Thursday June 27 that are worth another look.

NEWSBREAK: Collapse at Glencore's Kamoto copper-cobalt mine kills 19, production unaffected

A gallery collapse at Glencore's Kamoto Copper Company in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 19 people, the company said in a filing on the London Stock Exchange on June 27.

Summer slowdown accelerates Chinese cobalt metal price downtrend

The Chinese domestic cobalt metal price fell by 3.1% in the midweek pricing session due to sluggish demand during the traditionally weak consumption season causing suppliers to compete fiercely for limited inquiries in the spot market.

Cobalt continues slide approaching month, quarter-end

Cobalt metal prices continued to weaken on Wednesday June 26 with the first half of the week seeing consumers postpone all but essential buying, leaving sellers to cut their offers to entice sales.

MINOR METALS MARKET REPORT 26/06: Slow trading before summer lull; antimony trioxide dips

An overview of the minor metals markets and the reasons for any price moves.