December 2017

FOCUS: Major Chinese stainless steel mills raise FeCr tender prices for January on higher spot and chrome ore charges

Major Chinese stainless steel mills Tsingshan Group, Baosteel and Taiyuan Iron & Steel (Tisco) have raised their high carbon ferro-chrome tender prices for January delivery on higher spot ferro-chrome and chrome ore charges.

IN FIGURES: China's ferro-alloys imports in November

A summary of China’s ferro-alloy imports figures for November 2017.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 22/12: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday December 12:

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Prices firm in Asia amid tight Chinese spot ferro-chrome supply

Tighter spot ferro-chrome supply in China pushed chrome ore prices higher last week and supported alloy prices across Asia.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 15/12: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday December 15:

Yildirim, Midural sign seven-year chrome offtake

Turkish Industrial conglomerate Yildirim Group have agreed a seven-year offtake agreement to market low-carbon ferro-chrome and chrome metal produced by Russia’s Midural Group through its trading subsidiary in Switzerland.

European ferro-chrome benchmark drops to $1.18 per lb for Q1 2018

The European charge and high-carbon ferro-chrome benchmark settlement has dropped 15% to $1.18 per lb for the first quarter of 2018.

Former Anglo execs launch digital metals marketplace Metalshub

Two former executives at Anglo American have launched commodity technology firm Metalshub, a digital marketplace for the platform-based trading of metals and ferro-alloys.

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Ore prices up 3% on China’s steel strength; domestic alloy edges higher

Chrome ore and domestic ferro-chrome prices have rebounded in China as the country’s stainless steel sector strengthens.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 08/12: Noble alloys, bulk alloys, ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday December 8: