September 2015

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF: Latest news on September 22

The latest metal market news and price stories for the start of the day in Asia on Tuesday September 22.

BULK ALLOYS WRAP: Prices drop on steel shutdowns, poor sentiment

Bulk alloys prices dropped sharply in Europe on Friday October 18 as Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI) on Teesside announced a production stoppage, exacerbating dismal market sentiment.

MONDAY BRIEF: Infographic for September 21

The infographic for Monday September 21.

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

Summary of China’s ferro-alloys imports in August

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF: Keys news and prices on September 21

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia, bringing the latest news and pricing information on Monday September 21.

WEEK IN BRIEF: BRICs special report; Chile earthquake; copper TC/RCs rise; Suralco idled; Evraz Highveld names bidder

Charlotte Radford takes a look at the past five days of metals market news, highlighting some of the key stories covered by Metal Bulletin.


The following MB non-ferrous free market prices changed on Friday September 18

Transnet equalises Mn ore rail costs, requests 'take or pay' deals

Transnet has equalised manganese ore rail freight costs for three South African points, raising the weighted average cost by $2 per tonne and asking producers to agree to accept allocations on a “take or pay” basis, Metal Bulletin understands.

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF: Latest metal market news on September 18

A round-up of the latest metal market news and price moves to start the Asian morning on Friday September 18.

Low-grade Indian SiMn focus expected from EU anti-dumping probe

The European Commission’s anti-dumping investigation of Indian silico-manganese exports is likely to have focused on lower-grade material, market participants told Metal Bulletin.