March 2016

ASIAN FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: 13 things we learned in Singapore

Here are 13 of the key things we learned at Metal Bulletin’s 17th Asian Ferro-alloys conference on March 23-24 in Singapore.

Mexico sets provisional anti-dumping duties on ferro-silico-manganese from India

Mexico’s government has imposed provisional anti-dumping duties on imports of ferro-silico-manganese from India, the country’s economy secretariat said on Tuesday March 29.

INDIAN SiMn SNAPSHOT: Prices jump 5% as producers adjust to higher ore prices

Key data from the March 29 pricing session in London.

PRICING NOTICE: Metal Bulletin's pricing schedule for 2016

Download a PDF of the Metal Bulletin pricing schedule showing the days in the year ahead when price assessments will be rolled over, due to UK and Asian holidays.

ASIAN FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: AML’s Pertama ferro-alloys project starts production

Asia Minerals Limited’s (AML) ferro-alloys smelting plant Pertama Ferroalloys in Sarawak, Malaysia, started production in February, the company’s gm said at Metal Bulletin’s 17th Asian Ferro-alloys conference on Thursday March 24.

ASIAN FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: Further manganese alloys cuts overshadow plant openings

Several manganese alloys producers around the world have announced production cuts for 2015-16, especially in China, India and South Africa, according to Aloys d’Harambure, market research analyst from the International Manganese Institute (IMnI).

ASIAN FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: Manganese ore prices overheated – producers

Manganese ore prices have risen too high and too quickly over the past few weeks, producers and analysts warned at Metal Bulletin’s 17th Asian Ferro-alloys conference in Singapore on Thursday March 24.

Brazilian manganese ore export volumes increase 74% in February

Brazilian manganese ore export volumes grew 74% year-on-year in February, according to the latest figures from the country's foreign trade ministry, MDIC.

MONDAY BRIEF: Infographic for March 21

The infographic for Monday March 21.

Manganese suppliers renege amid soaring prices

Manganese alloy buyers in Germany and Japan have suffered forced contract renegotiations as manganese ore prices soar and alloys prices start to recover.