July 2020

Trade log July 2020: Ferro-vanadium, V2O5

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

China’s GTA announces lower tungsten concentrate, APT price forecasts for July

China’s Ganzhou Tungsten Association (GTA) has lowered both its tungsten concentrate and ammonium paratungstate (APT) price forecasts for July.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from July 8

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Wednesday July 8 that are worth another look.

Trade log July 2020: Ferro-tungsten, APT

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

NOBLE ALLOYS MARKET REPORT 08/07: Ferro-vanadium price dips on weakening European demand

An overview of the noble alloys markets and the reasons for any price moves.

TITANIUM SNAPSHOT: Markets stop slide, stability reported

Key data from Fastmarkets’ pricing session in Europe on Wednesday July 8.

South African trucking slow to resume after protests add to producers' woes

Road freight in South Africa has been slow to return to normal operations following demonstrations on Tuesday July 7 in which vehicles were set alight and drivers threatened, adding to the Covid-19-related problems that have affected the country’s logistics.

WEBINAR: Covid-19 resurgence in Beijing unlikely to shake domestic ferro-alloys market

The recent resurgence of Covid-19 infections in Beijing is not expected to exert any significant impact on the domestic ferro-alloys market, delegates heard at Fastmarkets’ “Covid-19 and Asian ferro-alloys market” webinar on Tuesday June 30.

South Africa truckers' strike leads to re-routing, delays of metal cargoes

African metal exporters are re-routing their cargoes to avoid the logistics problems created a nationwide strike by truck drivers in South Africa that started on Tuesday July 7.

WEBINAR: China’s rebar consumption recovery ‘extraordinary’; bright spots remain for stainless steel – panel

The recovery in Chinese steel consumption, especially that for rebar, has been “extraordinary”, while the downturn in the automotive sector may not necessarily mean stainless steel demand will decline this year, delegates heard at Fastmarkets’ Covid-19 and Asian ferro-alloys markets webinar on Tuesday June 30.