May 2018

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: Competition drives down manganese ore prices into China

Manganese ore prices fell heavily over week ended Friday May 18, in particular the price for 44% manganese, with sellers accepting the refusal among buyers to pay higher prices.

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 18/05: Weaker demand teases out cheaper lithium hydroxide offers

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their price moves from the past week.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 18/05: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday May 18:

Blockade hits key South African semi-carbonate manganese export route

Industrial action has halted traffic along a key road for moving semi-carbonate manganese ore from mines in Hotazel in South Africa’s Northern Cape.

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 15/05: SHFE base metals prices diverge; EV nickel demand to surge tenfold by 2025; Mn ore, alloy prices slide further

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Tuesday May 15.

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: Ore, alloy prices slide further on dwindling purchasing

Manganese prices dropped further in China last week on weaker demand downstream.

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 11/05: Cobalt sulfate discount widens while nervous buyers step back

An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their price moves from the past week.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 11/05: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday May 11:

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 11/05: LME ali dips lower; PPS tenders; manganese ore stocks

The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Friday May 11.