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News & Analysis2020-05-27T18:14:22+02:00

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Catch up if you can

28.05.2020|

Catch up if you can In light of recent news from India and South Africa, the Bidding Price for June from Tsingshan and Baosteel [...]

Bad things come in two’s

12.03.2020|

Bad things come in two’s The current economic situation continues to affect the FeCr market. This is a combination of oversupply of chromium ore, outbreak [...]

Going short or going long?

13.01.2020|

Going short or going long? During the last week of 2019, major Stainless-steel mills in China have announced their bidding prices and as anticipated before these [...]

Standing at a roundabout

07.12.2019|

Standing at a roundabout Recently, major Stainless-steel mills in China have announced their bidding prices: Both Baosteel and Tsingshan decreased their prices by approximately [...]

Bolivar cannot carry double

05.11.2019|

Bolivar cannot carry double Over the month of October, the ferrochrome industry was puzzled by disaccord in bidding prices and terms from major consumers [...]

Lost in… conversion

31.08.2019|

Lost in… conversion With the summer end, slowdown is starting to ease up. Despite positive market news such as nickel price surge (around 32% [...]

European Benchmark Q3 2019

18.06.2019|

European Benchmark Q3 2019 Last week Merafe released Q3 2019 European Benchmark, which now stands at 1.04 USD/lb, a drop of 13% from 1.20 [...]

No easy way out

31.05.2019|

No easy way out TISCO and Tsingshan just announced their June Tender Prices, the drop of 350 RMB/t (6550 RMB/t and 6746 RMB/t respectively). [...]

How big is the fish?

23.03.2019|

How big is the fish? China Tender Price increase for April 2019 As anticipated earlier, April bidding prices were announced at 300 rmb/mt above March level [...]

Up From the Bottom

08.03.2019|

Up From the Bottom Recently, major stainless-steel mills in China have announced their ferrochrome bidding prices for March deliveries. Just like in October, TISCO [...]

Mouse or Elephant?

05.09.2018|

Mouse or Elephant? If you see a mouse under the inscription of an elephant, do not believe your eyes! EU Benchmark vs CIF China [...]

When the smoke is going down

28.06.2018|

When the smoke is going down Let’s look at the latest announcement of 700rmb/mt increase for July of ferrochrome bidding price by biggest stainless [...]

2018 Episode: A New Hope

25.02.2018|

2018 Episode: A New Hope While China is enjoying its annul festivities, South Africa has become a center of attention for the ferrochrome and [...]

Q4 2017/Q1 2018

03.11.2017|

Q4 2017/Q1 2018 This quarter once has again shown that the market is under the shadow of uncertainty of where the demand from [...]

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