July 2019

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: China’s falling availability of low-grade manganese ore buoys market

Some producers in the global manganese market successfully increased their offer prices for low-grade manganese ore in China following a fall in stocks and reports of a drop in import volumes in June.

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 19/07: Speculative buying pushes Chinese cobalt prices slightly higher

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their latest price moves.

FASTMARKETS NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 19/07: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Fastmarkets noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday July 19:

ANGLO AMERICAN AT A GLANCE: Q2 2019 production results

A summary of Anglo American’s production results for the second quarter of 2019 following the company's results report released on Thursday July 18.

South32's saleable manganese alloy production down 7% for FY2019

South32 has reported a 7% drop in saleable manganese alloy production for its full 2019 financial year on Thursday July 18, weeks after announcing it is reviewing the future of those assets.

South32 exceeds its South African manganese production guidance for FY2019

South32 exceeded its production guidance for its South African manganese ore operation by 3% in its full 2019 financial year due to stronger-than-expected production of its premium product, the miner said on Thursday July 18.

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: Consumers favor high grade ore, boosting prices by almost 5%

High-grade manganese ore prices jumped in China for the first time since April because of consumers favoring higher-quality material.

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

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Friday July 12 that are worth another look.

Earlier manganese ore smelter stockpiling pushes Chinese port prices, stocks lower [CORRECTED]

Chinese silico-manganese producers withdrew from the portside spot market this week, citing sufficient stocks having increased their procurement volumes ahead of the release of the July tender price by Hebei Steel, forcing some ore traders to lower their offers.

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 12/07: Chinese lithium producers cut offers to encourage sales

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their latest price moves.