November 2016

MB NON-FERROUS UK SCRAP AND FOUNDRY INGOT PRICE CHANGES 09/11

The following Metal Bulletin UK non-ferrous scrap and foundry ingot prices changed on Wednesday November 9:

Brazilian silicon production squeezed by low prices, poor demand

High production costs, unattractive selling prices and depressed demand have been hurting Brazil’s silicon industry, according to sources.

European secondary aluminium prices fall as producers chase sales

European secondary aluminium ingot prices slipped further on Friday November 4, as producers offered lower prices to shift metal before the end-of-the-year stocktaking in a well-supplied market.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES 04/11

The following Metal Bulletin non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday November 4:

ALUMINA INDEX: Nearby tightness supports benchmark above $290 per tonne

Benchmark alumina prices have continued to rise over the past seven days, though a slow week for trading has kept price gains in check.

Istim has first Asia-based warehouse approved by LME; expansion continues

Istim has continued its expansion outside of the USA by having a first warehouse in Asia approved by the London Metal Exchange for the storage of metals.

MB NON-FERROUS UK SCRAP AND FOUNDRY INGOT PRICE CHANGES 02/11

The following Metal Bulletin UK non-ferrous scrap and foundry ingot prices changed on Wednesday November 2:

China Hongqiao continues aluminium, alumina production following environmental investigations

Large aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group Ltd has not halted production nor has it paid any fines in relation to penalty notices issued to it by the county environmental regulator in Shandong province, it told Metal Bulletin.

CHINA ALUMINUM FORUM: Ten things we learned at the China Aluminum Forum

Here are 10 things that Metal Bulletin learned at the China Aluminum Forum, held last week in Nanning.

Katoen Natie will list LME-approved Singapore warehouse this week

Katoen Natie Commodities will soon add Singapore to its locations of LME-approved warehouses, sources told Metal Bulletin on the sidelines of LME Week.