August 2021

Ningxia shuts down 10 ferro-silicon furnaces in August production cut

Ningxia continues to tighten controls on ferro-silicon production in August with 10 ferro-silicon furnaces to be shut down in Zhongwei, a major ferro-silicon production hub in Ningxia, sources said. The date that operations will resume is unknown.

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China’s ferro-alloy markets remain strong amid supply tightness; prices set multi-year highs

Prices across China’s ferro-alloy markets, including ferro-chrome, silico-manganese, ferro-manganese and ferro-silicon, continued their upward momentum in the week ended Friday July 30, supported by supply tightness while major producing regions are affected by electricity restrictions.

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