July 2018

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 20/07: Lithium falls sharply on price war; manganese ore down

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

GLOBAL CHROME SNAPSHOT: Chinese domestic price continues to soften on strong supply

Key data in the pricing sessions in the week ended Friday July 20.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 20/07: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday July 20:

GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Battle over market share triggers price war

A battle over market share in China has triggered a price war, pushing domestic spot battery-grade lithium carbonate prices further down on Thursday July 19, while battery-grade lithium hydroxide prices also drifted with other global markets fairly stable.

Trade log July 2018: Lithium

Trade log for battery-grade lithium carbonate in China including trades, bids and offers reported to Metal Bulletin.

CHINA MOLYBDENUM SNAPSHOT: Prices rise on strong market fundamentals; healthy export demand causes tight supply

Key data from Metal Bulletin's Wednesday July 18 pricing session in China.

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 19/07: SHFE base metals recover; South32's Mn ore output up 10%; Alcoa reins in full-year outlook

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Thursday July 19.

South32’s manganese ore output rises 10% in FY18

South32 has announced a 10% year-on-year increase in manganese ore production for the financial year ended June 30, 2018, and record performance in Australia amid strong demand and prices during the period.

TITANIUM SNAPSHOT: Spot alloy prices hold up despite summer lull; 0.5% tin scrap price ticks up

Key data from the Wednesday 18 July pricing session in Europe.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 18/07: Noble alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys and ores prices changed on Wednesday July 18: