Minor metals

Enter the innovative world of minor metals and understand their significant role in our sustainable future

Minor metals are essential to the circular economy. The demand for sustainable raw materials is rising in parallel with climate concerns, rising populations and dwindling resources. Cobalt, selenium, indium, manganese flake and other minor metals make renewable energy technology and electric vehicles possible.

Our dedicated team covers minor metals markets providing price data, in-depth analysis, forecasts, and breaking news to help de-risk your business strategy. Follow the development of the circular economy and the sustainable raw materials driving it.

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Latest minor metals news and market analysis

The European Union’s much-anticipated Critical Raw Materials Act, announced on Thursday March 16 by European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, has set out new lists of the raw materials now formally designated as strategic and critical
Tellurium prices rose by 6.43% on Friday February 24, due to supply tightness, strong buying interest from the thermo-electric sector and a positive outlook on solar panels, sources told Fastmarkets
Fastmarkets has corrected its price assessment for cadmium on December 16, 2022, following two reporter errors.
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.
Market expectations of sustained demand growth in minor metals in the coming years due to decarbonization is driving the UK’s critical minerals strategy, UK policy lead for critical minerals at the Minor Metals Trade Association (MMTA) International Minor Metals in Sheffield, Matt Hatfield, said
From January 2023, Fastmarkets proposes to no longer roll over its price assessments for minor metals, ores, alloys or industrial minerals when these are scheduled to be made on days that fall on public holidays in the country in which the price is assessed, or in which a price is based.
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Minor metal prices aren’t minor to us. We provide prices for over 18 minor metals across the globe backed by our auditable and comprehensive methodologies. Our price coverage can help your organization to evaluate risk, optimize your purchasing strategy, negotiate in both physical and financial contracts and make the right decision every time.

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  • Silicon grade 4-4-1 99% Si min, in-whs Rotterdam, €/tonne
  • Chromium alumino-thermic 99% min, in-whs Rotterdam, $/tonne
  • Manganese electrolytic metal 99.7% Mn min, ex-whs US, $/lb
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