November 2019

INTL FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: Manganese flake price falls over 2019 trigger Chinese production cuts

Industry figures at the International Ferro-alloys conference in Budapest this week will be discussing future developments in the manganese markets after a dramatic turn in the manganese flake price over the past year; Fastmarkets looks at the key reasons behind the slump.

GLOBAL MANGANESE SNAPSHOT: Relative stability in cif ore prices; oversupply continues

Key data from the pricing sessions in Europe, Asia and the United States for the week ending Friday November 15.

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 15/11: Cobalt hydroxide payables edge lower on limited restocking interest in China

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

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from November 14

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Thursday November 14 that are worth another look.

INTL FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: Vanadium leads price declines fueled by slowing global growth, steel demand

While the ferro-alloys industry prepares to gather in Budapest for the annual International Ferro-alloys conference on November 17-19, Fastmarkets looks at the key price moves since last year's conference.

PRICING NOTICE: Change to Fastmarkets MB’s midpoints and averages

Fastmarkets MB will from next month display in the Price Book calculated price midpoints and averages that are rounded to two decimal places.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from November 13

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Wednesday November 13 that are worth another look.

Low-grade manganese ore market continues to soften, high-grade price bounces

Prices for seaborne low-grade and high-grade manganese ore were on divergent paths in the week ended Friday November 8, with the former continuing to trend downward on persistently weak market sentiment while the latter experienced a slight rebound following a number of large-volume deals.

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

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

Renegotiation attempts follow sharp drop in manganese ore prices

Sharp falls in manganese ore prices in recent weeks have prompted widespread requests from buyers to renegotiate prices for deals already agreed, sources told Fastmarkets.