February 2020

GLOBAL FERRO-SILICON SNAPSHOT: European, US price gains continue in tightened markets

Key data from the pricing sessions in Asia, Europe and the United States for the week ending Friday February 21.

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 21/02: Cobalt hydroxide payables firm again amid nearby tightness

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

GLOBAL MANGANESE SNAPSHOT: High-grade ore price in China rises despite SiMn fall

Key data from the pricing sessions in Europe, Asia and the United States for the week ended Friday February 21.

Weak SiMn demand concerns undermine upstream manganese ore market

Seaborne prices for low-grade and high-grade manganese ore in China exhibited divergent trends in the week ended Friday February 14, with the former ticking down amid weakening sentiment, and the latter nudging up after business for March-delivery cargoes was concluded at higher prices.

GLOBAL MANGANESE SNAPSHOT: Europe SiMn up almost 4%, FeMn up more than 2%

Key data from the pricing sessions in Europe, Asia and the United States for the week ended Friday February 14.

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT: Slow refinery restarts give boost to cobalt sulfate prices

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

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from February 10

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Monday February 10 that are worth another look.

Stronger Chinese alloy market boosts seaborne manganese ore prices

Seaborne prices of both low- and high-grade manganese ore in China recorded strong gains in the week ended Friday February 7 alongside rising portside ore and alloy prices.

GLOBAL MANGANESE SNAPSHOT: Higher portside manganese ore, alloys support seaborne ore market

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

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 07/02: Cobalt market underpinned by intermediates srength, steady buying

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