March 2019

GLOBAL MANGANESE WRAP: High-grade ore prices jump on higher offers; European alloy prices supported by Eskom load shedding

High-grade manganese ore producers returned to the market with higher offer prices in the week ended Friday March 15, while low grade prices held steady; In Europe, alloy prices rose on the news of load shedding in South Africa and the resultant pressure on production.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from March 18

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Monday March 18 that are worth another look.

British bulk alloys consumers stock up to avoid Brexit disruptions

Bulk alloy suppliers are reporting increased prompt demand from British consumers amid concerns about potential supply disruptions when the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.

FASTMARKETS NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 15/03: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Fastmarkets noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday March 15:

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 15/03: Seaborne lithium carbonate market moves down on weak buying interest

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

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from March 14

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Thursday March 14 that are worth another look.

ASIAN FERRO-ALLOYS CONF - POLL: What are the ferro-alloys market trends for H1 2019?

At Fastmarkets’ 20th Asian Ferro-alloys conference in Hong Kong this week, our team polled delegates about their expectations for the ferro-alloys markets for the remainder of the first half year of 2019.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from March 13

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Wednesday March 13 that are worth another look.

ASIAN FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: 10 things we learnt at the annual gathering

After the ferro-alloys industry gathered in Hong Kong this week for Fastmarkets’ Asian Ferro-alloys conference, our reporters present 10 of the key things we learned.

ASIAN FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: Increasingly stable manganese ore market could squeeze profitability - panel

The manganese ore market is likely to remain stable over 2019 after the previous two years of volatility, though profitability is liable to shrink, according to panelists at Fastmarkets’ Asian Ferro-alloys conference in Hong Kong on Monday March 11.