May 2022

Five key stories from May 26

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Thursday May 26 that are worth another look.

Noble alloys prices slide in Europe on weak demand

Noble alloy prices slid lower in Europe in the week ended Wednesday May 25 after end-user demand dwindled in recent days, sources told Fastmarkets.

Tharisa boosts chrome output in H1 of its financial year

Platinum group metal (PGM) and chrome concentrates producer Tharisa increased its chrome production by 6.3% year on year in the six months to March 31, it said in its results report for the period.

China’s APT export prices flat amid quiet overseas market

Key data from Fastmarkets’ weekly pricing session for the Chinese tungsten market on Wednesday May 25.

Five key stories from May 25

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Wednesday May 25 that are worth another look.

Trade log: Ferro-tungsten basis 75% W, in-whs dup Rotterdam, $/kg W

The Ferro-tungsten basis 75% W, in-whs dup Rotterdam, $/kg W trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

Trade log: Ferro-molybdenum 65% Mo min, in-whs Rotterdam, $/kg Mo

The Ferro-molybdenum 65% Mo min, in-whs Rotterdam, $/kg Mo trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

Trade log: Ferro-vanadium basis 78% V min, 1st grade, ddp Western Europe, $/kg V

The Ferro-vanadium basis 78% V min, 1st grade, ddp Western Europe, $/kg V trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

Trade log: Tungsten APT 88.5% WO3 min, fob main ports China, $/mtu WO3

The Tungsten APT 88.5% WO3 min, fob main ports China, $/mtu WO3 trade log including business, bids and offers reported to Fastmarkets.

UG2/MG chrome ore market braces for stainless mills' June tender

The UG2/MG chrome ore market was static in the week to Tuesday May 24 in the run-up to major Chinese stainless steelmakers’ ferro-chrome tenders for June. Sentiment was mixed amid weakening downstream performance and continuing supply tensions.