Fastmarkets explores the logistical challenges facing South African ore exports, from the perspective of chrome and manganese markets
Competition to establish market share in the battery-grade manganese sulfate market in China is heating up, with expected growth in the electric vehicle (EV) market driving new participants into the sector so far in 2022
Fastmarkets will launch a manganese sulfate 32% Mn min, battery grade, ex-works mainland China price assessment on Thursday September 1.
Fastmarkets has corrected its weekly price assessment for manganese 99.7% electrolytic manganese flake, in-whs Rotterdam, $/tonne, following a reporter error.
The publication of Fastmarkets’ Shanghai minor metal price assessments for Friday July 29 were delayed due to an editor error in the peer review process.
Fastmarkets is proposing to launch a manganese sulfate 32% Mn min, battery grade, ex-works mainland China price assessment to track market dynamics of this new energy raw material
An industry expert has warned that in the next ten years demand for high-purity manganese is likely to exceed supply unless more attention is paid to the battery-grade metal
The latest coronavirus-linked lockdowns in China have instilled an air of bearishness in the manganese ore markets, with a month-long price rally being capped by looming concerns over downstream demand
The market for both grades of manganese ore softened during the week to Friday March 25, with port prices falling and concerns over demand following Covid-related lockdowns in some major steel-producing areas, including Tangshan