May 2020

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

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


The latest data for the global manganese ore market for the week ended May 1, 2020.

Weaker sentiment for 37% manganese ore cif China narrows premium over 44% grade

The low-grade seaborne manganese ore indices retreated on Friday May 1, hit by disappointing alloy tender prices and softening local alloys futures prices.

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 01/05: Spodumene, lithium carbonate prices fall amid buyer resistance

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their price moves from the past week.

GLOBAL MANGANESE SNAPSHOT: 37% cif Tianjin index falls but maintains premium to 44%

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the United States for the session ending Friday May 1.