PRICING NOTICE: Publication of minors, ores and alloys indices over Easter break

Metal Bulletin’s indices for minor metals, ores and alloys will not be published on Friday March 30 due to the Easter holidays in the United Kingdom.

Weekly indices affected by the Good Friday March 30 holiday include:

  • 44% manganese ore, cif Tianjin, $ per dmtu of metal contained
  • 37% manganese ore, cif Tianjin, $ per dmtu of metal contained
  • 37% manganese ore, fob Port Elizabeth, $ per dmtu of metal contained
  • Ferro-chrome China import charge chrome 50% Cr index, CIF Shanghai, duty unpaid, $ per Ib contained chrome
  • Ferro-Chrome European Benchmark Indicator, Lumpy Cr charge basis 52% (and high carbon), $ per Ib
  • Chrome Ore South Africa UG2 concentrates index basis 42% cif China, $ per tonne

Weekly indices will next be calculated on Tuesday April 3, based on the previous week’s transactions, and backdated in Metal Bulletin’s price book to Friday March 30.

Metal Bulletin’s daily fob Australia alumina index will not be published on Good Friday March 30 and Easter Monday April 2.
Daily publication will resume from Tuesday April 3.

If you have any questions about the publication of indices over the Easter break, please contact senior pricing reporter and battery raw materials team leader Charlotte Radford at

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