About us

Bringing you commodity prices, news and market analysis for more than 150 years

Who we are

Fastmarkets is one of the most trusted cross-commodity price reporting agency (PRA) in the agriculture, forest products, metals and mining, and new generation energy markets.

Our price data, forecasts, and market analyses give our customers a strategic advantage in complex, volatile and often opaque markets. Our events provide immersive experiences to network, trade and discuss the critical issues of the day.

Lithium Hangar Holdco Limited is the ultimate holding company for the Fastmarkets group of companies. Lithium Hangar Holdco Limited (14476245) is a company registered in England and Wales and is controlled by funds managed and/or advised by Astorg. Astorg is a European private equity firm with over €20 billion of assets under management.

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The commodity markets we serve are the heart of today’s economy and critical to the transition to a low-carbon economy. That reality guides our purpose: to create transparent commodity markets to help our customers build a more sustainable world. Our work helps to create healthy commodity markets that are essential to fuel today’s financial performance and make the key investments to build a more sustainable world.

We marry a culture energized by a diversity of intellect, experiences, and perspective with a passion to make our customers successful.

We combine the authority of our expertise with a pragmatic view of how markets work to help our customers see clearly even in volatile and opaque markets.

We respect and trust each other as shown by our Working 3.0 model that allows each of us to bring our best selves to work each day and make a difference for each other and for the world.

How to use our price data

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Discover how to master price data for better contract negotiations and stronger strategic decision-making for your business.

In the complex landscape of contract negotiations, the integration of verified price data offers both parties (buyer and seller) a gateway to a dynamic and responsive pricing framework. By utilizing unbiased and market-reflective pricing information, organizations can forge agreements that adapt in real-time, mirroring the fluidity of commodity costs as they fluctuate over time. Yet, beyond mere adaptability lies a deeper imperative: the mitigation of financial risk. 

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Fastmarkets combines the commodity intelligence of these familiar names:

Metal Bulletin • American Metal Market • Scrap Price Bulletin • Industrial Minerals • RISI • FOEX • The Jacobsen • Agricensus • Random Lengths • FastMarkets and more

Fastmarkets in the news

Read more about how Fastmarkets will provide much-needed price assessments for green steel

Read more about our recent IOSCO assurance review

Read more about how we are segmenting our lithium price assessments for western markets

Read more on the rollout of our rare earth prices and how they aim to improve the transparency of rare earth magnet supply chains

Read more about how we are responding to growing demand for green metal in Japan and South Korea

Read more on how we are bringing transparency to the LFP battery market

Read more about our suite of prices and coverage for rare earth materials that will play critical roles in the electrification of the transportation sector and clean energy generation

Read more about Fastmarkets’ commitment to providing trusted prices and analysis in the battery raw materials market

Read more about reinforcing our commitment to creating transparency in the battery raw materials market

Read more about our green steel Asia differential, the region’s first green steel benchmark aimed at serving the East Asia market

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