July 2015

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF: Key news and updates on July 23

The latest news and price moves for a great start to the day in Asia on Thursday July 23.

South32 makes $1.9bn of writedowns at manganese, coal divisions

South32 flagged writedowns worth $1.9 billion against its manganese and coal assets in its quarterly report on Wednesday July 22.

South32 manganese output rises for 2015 as sales fall

South32’s Australian manganese ore and alloy production rose year-on-year in 2015 as sales volumes fell, the company reported on Wednesday July 22.

IN FIGURES: China's ferro-alloys imports in June [CORRECTED]

Summary of China’s ferro-alloys imports in June:

INDIAN SiMn SNAPSHOT: Demand scarce as prices remain low

Key data from July 21 pricing session in London:

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF: Key news and updates on Tuesday July 21

The latest news and metal market updates to start the day in North America on Tuesday July 21.

Brazil's ferro-alloys exports decline in June

Brazil’s ferro-alloys exports fell 25.2% year-on-year in June, affected by lower volumes of ferro-nickel, ferro-silico-manganese and ferro-chrome.

MONDAY BRIEF: Infographic for July 20

The Monday Brief infographic for July 20.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES

The following MB non-ferrous free market prices changed on Friday July 17:

MANGANESE ORE INFOGRAPHIC: Brazil’s export volumes grow in June

Brazil’s manganese ore export volumes continued to grow in June on both monthly and annual comparisons, according to figures from the country's foreign trade ministry, MDIC.