July 2015

INDIAN SiMn SNAPSHOT: Prices steady; producers see strength in lower stocks

Key data from July 7 pricing session.

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF: Key metal news and price updates on Tuesday July 7

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia, bringing the latest news and pricing stories on Tuesday July 7.

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF: Key news and updates on July 7

The latest news and metal market updates for the start of the day in Asia on July 7.

IMnI CONF: Ten things we learned

Ten things we learned at the International Manganese Institute (IMnI) 2015 Annual Conference held in Shanghai.

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEFING: Key metal news and price update on Monday July 6

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia, bringing the latest news and pricing stories on Monday July 6.

IMnI CONF: China’s shift back from long to flat steel products reducing manganese usage

China’s steel demand is progressively shifting back from long products to flat products, reducing demand for manganese, delegates at the International Manganese Institute (IMnI) Annual Conference in Shanghai learned.

IMnI CONF: Global crude steel growth will slow as China reduces output

World crude steel production is still growing, but at a slower pace than before mainly due to a deceleration in China’s output, delegates at the International Manganese Institute (IMnI) Annual Conference in Shanghai were told.

MANGANESE ORE SNAPSHOT: Prices inch up, market awaits clear direction

Key data from July 1 pricing session

Rio Tinto stretches supplier payment terms amid low commodity prices

Rio Tinto has extended the timeframe in which it will pay its suppliers to 45 days, from 30 days previously, blaming lower commodity prices.

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF: Key news and price moves on July 2

Key news and price moves to get you off to a good start during the Asian morning on July 2.