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China Manganese Ore Market Movement (2013-1-10)
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07:37PM
Jan 10,2013
Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jan. 10 (SMM) -- In China’s manganese ore market, transactions stagnated, despite improved offers. China’s manganese ore market presented the following features. First, traders reported sourcing difficulty. Second, traders hold back goods. Third, offers of manganese ore increased.

Some manganese ore imported from Malaysia will arrive at Qinzhou port, and offers are expected to grow by RMB 0.5/mtu.

Prices for manganese ore all advanced at south and north ports, but prices for manganese ore (Mn 30%) from Burma were still low.

Origin
Grade
Jan.10 Price
(RMB/mtu)
Jan.9 Price
(RMB/mtu)
Price Change
Region
Note
South Africa
(high Fe, lump)
Mn32% Fe20%
38-38.5
38
0.25
Tianjin port
 
Mn32% Fe20%
38
38
Qinzhou port
Mn35-36% Fe18%
38.5
38-38.5
0.25
Qinzhou port, Zhanjiang port
 
Mn35-36% Fe18%
38-38.5
37.5-38
0.5
Tianjin port, Lianyungang port
South Africa
(medium Fe, lump)
Mn45% Fe12%
39-39.5
39-39.5
Tianjin port, Lianyungang port
 
South Africa (carbonate manganese ore, lump)
Mn38% Fe5%
40
40
Tianjin port, Lianyungang port
 
Mn38% Fe5%
39.5-40
39.5-40
Qincheng port, Fangchenggang port
South Africa
Mn38% Fe5%
35.5-36
35.5-36
Tianjin port
 
Mn38% Fe5%
35.5-36
35.5-36
Zhanjiang port, Fangchenggang port
South Africa (fines)
Mn38% Fe5%
34-34.5
34-34.5
Tianjin port
 
Mn38% Fe5%
33-33.5
33-33.5
Qinzhou port
Australia (lump)
Mn46%
44
44
Tianjin port, Lianyungang port
 
Mn46%
42.5-43
42.5-43
Qinzhou port, Zhanjiang port
Australia (lump)
Mn48%
45
45
Tianjin port
 
Mn48%
43-44
43
0.5
Qinzhou port, Zhanjiang port
Australia (high Si, lump)
Mn36% Si20%
41
40-40.5
0.75
Tianjin port
 
Australia (medium Fe, lump)
Mn36-37% Fe16%
40-41
40-41
Tianjin port
 
Australia (medium Fe, lump)
Mn36-37% Fe16%
40-41
40-41
Qinzhou port
 
Australia (high Fe, lump)
Mn32% Fe20%
39-40
39-40
Tianjin port
 
Australia (granule)
Mn48%
39
39
Tianjin port, Lianyungang port
 
Mn48%
36.5-37
36.5-37
Qinzhou port
Mn50%
42.5-43
42.5-43
Qinzhou port
Mn50%
42.5
42.5
Tianjin port, Lianyungang port
Australia (granule)
Mn44%
Tianjin port, Lianyungang port
 
Mn44%
Qinzhou port, Zhanjiang port
Gabon (lump)
Mn44-45%
 
 
Tianjin port, Lianyungang port
 
Mn44-45%
Qinzhou port, Zhanjiang port
Brazil (lump)
Mn44-45%
40
40
Qinzhou port, Zhanjiang port
 
Mn44-45%
39.5-40
39.5-40
Tianjin port, Lianyungang port
Brazil (fines)
Mn44-45%
 
 
Tianjin port
Mn44-46%
37-37.5
37-37.5
Zhannjiang port

China manganese ore market
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