Silicon prices remain weak in Jan on sluggish consumption

Cash flow issues across sellers ahead of CNY also accounted for weak prices in silicon

Price Review Forecast

11:32:25AM Feb 13, 2019

Market commentary Silicon
Ghana Manganese likely to be in negotiation with gov't over suspension

GMC was required to halt its mining operations by Feb 15 to allow for a 'financial and technical audit'

Smm Insight

04:28:32PM Feb 11, 2019

Market commentary Manganese
Quiet market keeps prices of cobalt, lithium products flat, lower on week

Some domestic battery producers said they would accept a cut of around 8% in the purchasing prices from automakers

Price Review Forecast

10:36:02AM Feb 03, 2019

Market commentary Cobalt Lithium
Dry season lowers output, prices of silicon in Dec 

In the middle of Jan, demand to cash-in across sellers is likely to drag prices of silicon to the lowest of the first quarter of 2019

Smm Insight

04:42:59PM Jan 15, 2019

Market commentary
Slack demand lowers 2018 operating rates across wire, cable producers

Rates averaged 81.73% in 2018, down 1.27 percentage points from 2017

Smm Insight

11:25:55AM Jan 07, 2019

Wire and cable Copper
Slower phone upgrades, market saturation to shrink LCO battery demand

LCO battery demand from the global consumer electronics markets is estimated to fall 2% to 31.92GWh in 2019

Smm Insight

11:32:45AM Jan 04, 2019

Lithium Cobalt Lithium cobalt oxide LCO
Lithium metal prices weaken amid pharmaceutical environmental probes

Prices fell to 790,000-820,000 yuan/mt as of Friday Dec 28, down 20,000 yuan/mt from a week ago

Price Review Forecast

11:10:05AM Dec 29, 2018

Market commentary Lithium Lithium metal Lithium chloride Lithium hydroxide
Highlights of China's manganese industry in 2018

A roundup of highlights across China's manganese industrial chain for 2018

Feature

09:54:26AM Dec 28, 2018

Market commentary Manganese
High-carbon ferrochrome imports fall 38.2% in Nov

Imports stood at 158,500 mt in Nov, showed latest data from China Customs

Data Analysis

11:37:33AM Dec 26, 2018

Tradeflow High-carbon ferrochrome
Stable foreign demand little changes manganese exports in Oct

This was despite falling prices of manganese in Oct

Data Analysis

03:27:35PM Dec 13, 2018

Market commentary Tradeflow Manganese
Silicon prices remain weak in Jan on sluggish consumption

Silicon prices remain weak in Jan on sluggish consumption

Cash flow issues across sellers ahead of CNY also accounted for weak prices in silicon

11:32:25AM Feb 13, 2019

Price Review Forecast

Market commentary Silicon
Ghana Manganese likely to be in negotiation with gov't over suspension

Ghana Manganese likely to be in negotiation with gov't over suspension

GMC was required to halt its mining operations by Feb 15 to allow for a 'financial and technical audit'

04:28:32PM Feb 11, 2019

Smm Insight

Market commentary Manganese
Quiet market keeps prices of cobalt, lithium products flat, lower on week

Quiet market keeps prices of cobalt, lithium products flat, lower on week

Some domestic battery producers said they would accept a cut of around 8% in the purchasing prices from automakers

10:36:02AM Feb 03, 2019

Price Review Forecast

Market commentary Cobalt Lithium
Dry season lowers output, prices of silicon in Dec 

Dry season lowers output, prices of silicon in Dec 

In the middle of Jan, demand to cash-in across sellers is likely to drag prices of silicon to the lowest of the first quarter of 2019

04:42:59PM Jan 15, 2019

Smm Insight

Market commentary
Slack demand lowers 2018 operating rates across wire, cable producers

Slack demand lowers 2018 operating rates across wire, cable producers

Rates averaged 81.73% in 2018, down 1.27 percentage points from 2017

11:25:55AM Jan 07, 2019

Smm Insight

Wire and cable Copper
Slower phone upgrades, market saturation to shrink LCO battery demand

Slower phone upgrades, market saturation to shrink LCO battery demand

LCO battery demand from the global consumer electronics markets is estimated to fall 2% to 31.92GWh in 2019

11:32:45AM Jan 04, 2019

Smm Insight

Lithium Cobalt Lithium cobalt oxide LCO
Lithium metal prices weaken amid pharmaceutical environmental probes

Lithium metal prices weaken amid pharmaceutical environmental probes

Prices fell to 790,000-820,000 yuan/mt as of Friday Dec 28, down 20,000 yuan/mt from a week ago

11:10:05AM Dec 29, 2018

Price Review Forecast

Market commentary Lithium Lithium metal Lithium chloride Lithium hydroxide
Highlights of China's manganese industry in 2018

Highlights of China's manganese industry in 2018

A roundup of highlights across China's manganese industrial chain for 2018

09:54:26AM Dec 28, 2018

Feature

Market commentary Manganese
High-carbon ferrochrome imports fall 38.2% in Nov

High-carbon ferrochrome imports fall 38.2% in Nov

Imports stood at 158,500 mt in Nov, showed latest data from China Customs

11:37:33AM Dec 26, 2018

Data Analysis

Tradeflow High-carbon ferrochrome
Stable foreign demand little changes manganese exports in Oct

Stable foreign demand little changes manganese exports in Oct

This was despite falling prices of manganese in Oct

03:27:35PM Dec 13, 2018

Data Analysis

Market commentary Tradeflow Manganese