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The death knell sounded on Monday May 20 for the quarterly European ferro-chrome benchmark, bringing with it the end of a long-running, divisive, often disputed, yet highly influential and important pricing mechanism.

Interest in recycling battery raw materials in the US has increased, particularly from the electronics and lithium-ion battery sectors, and due in part to the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), according to New York-based Glencore trader Mary Schilling.

Electric vehicle (EV) battery makers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are willing to pay a premium for Inflation Reduction Act-compliant material, according to a top executive at US-based natural graphite producer and processor Westwater Resources Inc.

Fastmarkets confirmed on Thursday May 23 that it will continue to publish its weekly ferro-chrome benchmark indicator for Europe, after the discontinuation of the European official industry ferro-chrome benchmark pricing system.

The three-month copper price on the London Metal Exchange has slumped significantly since hitting an all-time high of $11,104.50 per tonne on Monday May 20

Despite a $30 per tonne price increase for containerboard exports from the US to Mexico this year, the domestic market for the product still has not shown any reaction in terms of demand and prices, sources told Fastmarkets during a visit to the country in the week beginning on May 13. The overall sentiment is […]

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