December 2018

GLOBAL CHROME SNAPSHOT: Chinese ferro-chrome, UG2 dip after drop in Jan tender price

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the United States for the week ending Friday December 28.

FASTMARKETS NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 28/12: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Fastmarkets noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday December 28:

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 27/12: SHFE base metals, bar Al, rebound; GEM signs NCA supply deal with South Korea's Ecopro; Chinese stainless steel mills lower FeCr tenders

Good morning from Fastmarkets MB’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Thursday December 27.

Major Chinese stainless steel mills cutting January ferro-chrome tender prices by 50 yuan per tonne

China’s leading stainless steel mills - Tsingshan Group, Taiyuan Iron & Steel (Tisco) and Baosteel - have lowered their January tender prices for high-carbon ferro-chrome, pressured by declining stainless steel prices and relatively high steel stocks at plants.

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Chrome ore, ferro-chrome prices unchanged in China; market awaits direction from January tender release

Ferro-chrome and chrome ore prices in China were unchanged in the week ended Friday December 21 amid low liquidity while market participants awaited January ferro-chrome tender prices from major Chinese stainless steel mills.

GLOBAL CHROME SNAPSHOT: Chinese ore, alloys hold stable; US, Europe fall

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the United States for the week ending Friday December 21.

2018 REVIEW: Seven things that changed in ores, alloys this year

Fastmarkets MB looks back at a year of changes in the ores and alloys markets.

European Q1 2019 ferro-chrome benchmark drops 9.7% to settle at $1.12/lb

The first-quarter European benchmark for 2019 for charge and ferro-chrome has been set at $1.12 per lb, which represents a drop of 9.7% from the previous quarter.

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 18/12: SHFE base metals give mixed performance; ferro-chrome price drops in China; antimony prices stable in Europe, China

Good morning from Fastmarkets MB’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Tuesday December 18.

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Ferro-chrome, chrome ore prices in China halt decline despite bearish sentiment

Ferro-chrome and chrome ore prices in China were unmoved in a week of low liquidity.