March 2019

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 22/03: Cobalt prices continue downward trend

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their price moves from the past week.

NOBLE ALLOYS MARKET REPORT 22/03: Vanadium pentoxide price tumbles 15.9%; ferro-vanadium falls again

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

Trade log March 2019: Ferro-tungsten, APT

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

Trade log March 2019: Ferro-vanadium, V2O5

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

GLOBAL CHROME SNAPSHOT: Imported ores, alloys into China rise amid increased demand

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the United States for the week ended Friday March 22.

PRICING NOTICE: Delayed publication of manganese ore price calculations

Fastmarkets MB published its manganese ore prices later than scheduled on Friday March 22 but they are now appearing as normal.

FASTMARKETS NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 22/03: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Fastmarkets noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday March 22:

Overseas ferro-chrome suppliers widen premiums to tender prices

Some ferro-chrome suppliers to China have been charging the country’s domestic stainless steel mills wider premiums to monthly tenders amid strong demand, market sources told Fastmarkets.

Chinese stainless steel mills raise April tender prices by $45 per tonne

China’s leading stainless steel mills announced increases in their April tender prices for high-carbon ferro-chrome by 300 yuan ($45) per tonne month on month on Friday March 22.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from March 21

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Thursday March 21 that are worth another look.