August 2020

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from August 11

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Tuesday August 11 that are worth another look.

MANGANESE ORE ANALYTICS: August 11, 2020

The latest data for the global manganese ore market for the week ended August 7, 2020.

China portside manganese ore prices underpinned by higher offers, strengthening seaborne market

Portside prices for both low- and high-grade manganese ore in China rose in the week to Friday August 7, snapping a run of six consecutive weekly declines, after traders raised their offer prices in response to strength in the seaborne market.

Seaborne manganese ore maintains uptrend amid persistent buying

The seaborne price for low-grade manganese ore rose for the second consecutive week on Friday August 7, after some miners successfully raised offer prices on persistent enthusiasm for seaborne cargoes, which was partly in a bid to average out purchasing costs, market participants told Fastmarkets.

GLOBAL MANGANESE SNAPSHOT: Ore buying spree continues; prices show slight gains

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the United States for the week ending Friday August 7.

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 07/08: Cobalt market extends rally as restocking efforts continue

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

Hebei Steel cuts silico-manganese tender price for August by $43/t

Hebei Steel, China’s second largest steel mill, has finalized its purchase price for August-delivery silico-manganese at 6,200 yuan ($892) per tonne, market participants told Fastmarkets on Thursday August 6.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from August 4

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Tuesday August 4 that are worth another look.

RESEARCH: Key takeaways from the latest Ferro-alloys Market Tracker

The latest forecasts from Fastmarkets’ team of analysts are ready to view.

Africa, Middle East leads recovery in manganese ore production in June

Global manganese ore production soared by 15% month on month in June due to a continued ramp-up of output after Covid-19 restrictions on activity started to ease, the latest data from the International Manganese Institute (IMnI) shows.