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
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
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
Greater investment in power grid holds operating rates at wire, cable producers stable

The rates averaged 86.2% in Nov, unchanged from a month ago but down 0.77 percentage point from a year ago

Data Analysis

11:48:34AM Dec 05, 2018

Operating rates Wire and cable
Overseas summer breaks lower exports of silicon metal in Sep

China exported 75,000 mt of silicon metal in Sep, down 8.7% from Aug but up 7.3% from Sep 2017

Data Analysis

03:46:33PM Nov 13, 2018

Market commentary Silicon
Poorer domestic, overseas demand lowers silicon prices

SMM expects the weak trend in silicon prices to sustain through Nov and Dec

Smm Insight

02:43:37PM Nov 13, 2018

Market commentary Silicon
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
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
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
Greater investment in power grid holds operating rates at wire, cable producers stable

Greater investment in power grid holds operating rates at wire, cable producers stable

The rates averaged 86.2% in Nov, unchanged from a month ago but down 0.77 percentage point from a year ago

11:48:34AM Dec 05, 2018

Data Analysis

Operating rates Wire and cable
Overseas summer breaks lower exports of silicon metal in Sep

Overseas summer breaks lower exports of silicon metal in Sep

China exported 75,000 mt of silicon metal in Sep, down 8.7% from Aug but up 7.3% from Sep 2017

03:46:33PM Nov 13, 2018

Data Analysis

Market commentary Silicon
Poorer domestic, overseas demand lowers silicon prices

Poorer domestic, overseas demand lowers silicon prices

SMM expects the weak trend in silicon prices to sustain through Nov and Dec

02:43:37PM Nov 13, 2018

Smm Insight

Market commentary Silicon