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Claire Patel-Campbell

Senior price reporter
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Fastmarkets explores the logistical challenges facing South African ore exports, from the perspective of chrome and manganese markets
Imminent strike action at South Africa’s leading charge chrome and chrome ore producer Samancor could have a massive impact on global ferro-chrome production, with the company holding a 30% share of the worldwide market
Chromite prices rose further in the two weeks to Tuesday May 31 on support from cost pressures and logistical issues in South Africa
UG2/MG chrome ore prices experienced major declines in the week to Tuesday July 12, dropping by $15 per tonne week on week, as the market saw the beginnings of a break in the continuing stalemate of recent weeks
The European charge and high-carbon ferro-chrome benchmark for the third quarter of 2022 has slumped by 16.7% from the previous quarter’s settlement to $1.80 per lb
Like many other commodities, ferro-chrome prices in Europe reacted swiftly and sharply to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and have continued to do so for several weeks
Prices for foundry and chemical grade chromite have been slow to respond to the boom so far this year in the metallurgical market
Rising power costs have continued to dominate headlines as 2022 begins, following a year in which they were a running theme, especially for energy-intensive industries such as ferro-alloy production
The publication of Fastmarkets’ price assessment for ferro-chrome lumpy Cr charge quarterly, basis 52% Cr (and high carbon), delivered Europe, has been delayed due to a reporter error
Fastmarkets has identified a necessary amendment to the terminology used in one of its titanium dioxide price assessments
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