December 2015

Eurasian Economic Union extends Ukrainian SiMn anti-dumping investigation

The Eurasian Economic Commission has extended an anti-dumping investigation into Ukrainian silico-manganese imports into the Eurasian Economic Union.

MONDAY BRIEF: Infographic for December 21

The infographic for Monday December 21.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF: Key metal markets news so far on December 22

The latest news from the metal markets to start the day in North America on Tuesday December 22.

REVIEW OF 2015: Manganese production cuts failed to prevent price drops

Manganese ore and alloy markets in 2015 were dominated by relentless price drops and a lack of sustained support from widespread production cuts.

FACTS: Chinese Mn ore imports down 5% y-o-y in Jan-Oct

China’s manganese ore and concentrates imports fell 5% year-on-year in the first ten months of 2015, research from the International Manganese Institute shows.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF: Key metal markets news on December 21

The latest metal markets news to start the North American morning on Monday December 21.

PRICING NOTICE: Metal Bulletin pricing over Christmas, New Year period

The publication of Metal Bulletin’s price assessments will be affected by the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays in the UK and elsewhere from Friday December 25 to Friday January 1.

PRICING NOTICE: Metal Bulletin non-ferrous indices calendar for the holiday season at the end of 2015

Calendar for manganese ore Indices, ferro-chrome index, alumina index and copper concentrates index:


Daily PDFs will be downloadable until Thursday December 24. After that, because of the UK’s Christmas and New Year holidays, the next daily PDF will be downloadable on Tuesday January 5.

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

A summary of China’s ferro-alloys imports in November.