April 2021

Slashed offer prices stir liquidity in seaborne manganese ore market

Seaborne manganese ore prices dropped further on Friday April 16, sparking buying interest due to the erosion of the premium over portside prices.

MANGANESE ORE ANALYTICS: April 19, 2021

The latest data for the global manganese ore market for the week ended April 19, 2021.

GLOBAL MANGANESE SNAPSHOT: Manganese ore prices keep sliding after miners cut offers

Key data from Fastmarkets’ pricing sessions on Friday April 16 in China, Europe and the United States.

Gap between seaborne, portside manganese ore narrows more - sources

The narrowing gap between seaborne manganese ore prices and spot prices in China will continue to taper amid the downward correction in the record-high premium for seaborne material in March, market participants said.

Chinese official jailed for forging chemical assay of copper concs

A Chinese court has handed down a jail sentence of four years to a customs official who was bribed to manipulate test results on the chemical assay of metal products that fell short of the country’s import standards.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from April 12

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Monday April 12 that are worth another look.

Low portside prices drag seaborne manganese ore down

Seaborne low and high-grade manganese ore prices continued to fall in the week to Friday April 9 while market activity was light and sentiment continued to drop concurrent with pricing expectations among participants from both sell and buy sides failing to approach portside prices levels.

MANGANESE ORE ANALYTICS: April 12, 2021

The latest data for the global manganese ore market for the week ended April 12, 2021.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from April 9

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Friday April 9 that are worth another look.

NEW ENERGY MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 09/04: Chile border closure pushes Asia lithium prices higher

An overview of the new energy materials markets and their price moves from the past week.