September 2017

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 29/09: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday September 29:

IN FIGURES: China’s ferro-alloys imports in August

Summary of China’s ferro-alloys imports in August 2017.

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: Ore prices keep rising on higher offers, tight supply

Tight supply of manganese ore at Chinese ports kept prices of the raw material high last week, while silico-manganese futures prices plunged which could dampen prices in the near term, sources told Metal Bulletin.

Weak downstream market, wariness could cut manganese ore prices

Manganese ore prices are seen dipping in the fourth quarter of this year after large shipments were booked by Chinese buyers in mid-September, Chinese sources told Metal Bulletin.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 22/09: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday September 22:

Chinese manganese ore port inventories plunge due to buyers' rush for cargoes

Manganese ore inventory levels in the ports of Tianjin and Qinzhou in China have fallen below the 2.3 million tonne mark on low import volumes and strong downstream demand, which has been deemed as an uncomfortable inventory level by Chinese participants.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 18/09: Manganese ore prices firm; Hanrui cobalt interview; Red Dog production guidance lifted

The latest metal markets news and price moves for the start of the North American day on Monday September 18.

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: Ore prices keep rising on stock drawdown, steel sector strength

Manganese ore prices continued to firm on Friday September 15 as sentiment was boosted by a gradual drawdown in stocks in China and anticipation of further strengthening in the steel sector.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 15/09: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday September 15:

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: Ore surges; alloys strengthen in Europe, India; Chinese alloys flat

Manganese ore prices jumped last week, supported by strong demand in the steel sector, recent robust alloy prices in China and a summer draw-down in Chinese ore stocks.