Ores and alloys

Ores and alloys are critical for producing the metal that builds our communities

Global metal markets are on the cusp of change now that sustainability is taking center stage.

The shift towards higher-grade ores and renewable alloys means using less of these precious commodities and recycling the rest. Our team of experts embedded in the ores and alloys market covers recent developments, prices trends, forecasting and analysis, and more. When you understand the data behind what is driving your market, you always know what to expect.

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Ores and alloy prices are the cornerstones for price movement across the metals and mining sector. We provide more than 50 ores and alloy prices, including industry benchmarks from across the globe. 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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Chrome ore Turkish lumpy 40-42%, cfr main Chinese ports, $/tonne
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Chrome ore South Africa UG2 concentrates index basis 42%, cif China, $/tonne
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Ferro-chrome low phosphorous, min 65% Cr, max 0.015% P, delivered Europe, $/lb
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Ferro-chrome low carbon, 65% Cr, max 0.06% C, delivered Europe, $/lb Cr
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Ferro-chrome 0.10% C, average 65-70% Cr, delivered Europe, $/lb Cr
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Ferro-chrome high carbon 6-8.5% C, basis 60-70% Cr, max 1.5% Si, delivered Europe, $/lb Cr
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Ferro-chrome contract 6-8% C, basis 50% Cr, ddp China, yuan/tonne
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Ferro-chrome spot 6-8% C, basis 50% Cr, ddp China, yuan/tonne
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Ferro-chrome high carbon 6-8% C, basis 60-65% Cr, max 2% Si, in-whs Pittsburgh, US cents/lb
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Ferro-chrome low carbon 0.05%C, 65% Cr min, in-whs Pittsburgh, US cents/lb
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Ferro-chrome low carbon 0.10%C, 62% Cr min, in-whs Pittsburgh, US cents/lb
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Ferro-chrome low carbon 0.15%C, 60% Cr min, in-whs Pittsburgh, US cents/lb
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Ferro-chrome 50% Cr import, cif main Chinese ports, $/Ib contained Cr
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Ferro-chrome high carbon 6-8% C, basis 60-65% Cr, max 2% Si, in-whs Pittsburgh, $/lb
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Ferro-chrome low carbon 0.05%C, 65% Cr min, in-whs Pittsburgh, $/lb
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Ferro-chrome low carbon 0.10%C, 62% Cr min, in-whs Pittsburgh, $/lb
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Ferro-chrome low carbon 0.15%C, 60% Cr min, in-whs Pittsburgh, $/lb
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Ferro-chrome lumpy Cr charge quarterly, basis 52% Cr (and high carbon), delivered Europe, $/lb Cr (rounded to the closest 2 decimal places)
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Ferro-chrome high carbon 57-65% Cr, cif dup Japan, $/Ib
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Ferro-chrome high carbon 57-65% Cr, cif dup South Korea, $/Ib
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Ferro-chrome lumpy Cr benchmark indicator, charge basis 52% (and high carbon), Europe, $/Ib
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Ferro-chrome high carbon 6-8.5% C, basis 60-64.9% Cr, max 3% Si, cif Europe, $/lb Cr
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Ferro-chrome high carbon 6-8.5% C, basis 65-70% Cr, max 1.5% Si, delivered Europe, $/lb Cr
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Ferro-manganese high carbon 78% Mn, standard 7.5% C, in-whs Pittsburgh, $/long ton
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Ferro-manganese low carbon 80% Mn, max 0.80% C, in-whs Pittsburgh, US cents/lb
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Ferro-manganese medium carbon 80% Mn, max 1.50% C, in-whs Pittsburgh, US cents/lb
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Ferro-manganese medium carbon 80% Mn, max 1.50% C, in-whs Pittsburgh, $/lb
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Ferro-manganese basis 78% Mn max, standard 7.5% C, delivered Europe, €/tonne
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Ferro-manganese 65% Mn min, max 7% C, in-whs China, yuan/tonne
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Ferro-nickel premium/discount, 26-32% Ni contained, cif China, $/tonne
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Ferro-molybdenum 65% Mo min, in-whs Rotterdam, $/kg Mo
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Ferro-molybdenum 65-70% Mo, in-whs Pittsburgh, $/lb
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Molybdenum drummed molybdic oxide 57% Mo min, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb Mo
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Molybdenum MB drummed molybdic oxide Mo, in-whs Busan, $/Ib
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Ferro-silicon 75% Si min, in-whs China, yuan/tonne
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Ferro-silicon 75% Si, in-whs Pittsburgh, US cents/lb
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Ferro-silicon 75% Si, in-whs Pittsburgh, $/lb
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Ferro-silicon 75% Si min export, fob China, $/tonne
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Ferro-silicon lumpy basis 75% Si (scale pro rata), delivered Europe, €/tonne
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Ferro-silicon 75% Si min, cif Japan, $/tonne
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Ferro-titanium 70% Ti, max 4.5% Al, ddp Europe, $/kg Ti
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Ferro-titanium 68-72% Ti, ex-whs US, $/lb
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Ferro-tungsten basis 75% W, in-whs dup Rotterdam, $/kg W
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Ferro-tungsten export, min 75% fob China, $/kg W
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Ferro-vanadium basis 78% V min, 1st grade, ddp Western Europe, $/kg V
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Ferro-vanadium 70-80% V, in-whs Pittsburgh, $/lb
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Ferro-vanadium 78% V min, fob China, $/kg V
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Ferro-niobium 63-67% delivered consumer works, dp, Europe $ per kg Nb
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Manganese ore 44% Mn, cif Tianjin, $/dmtu
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Manganese ore 37% Mn, fob Port Elizabeth, $/dmtu
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Manganese ore index 37% Mn, cif Tianjin, $/dmtu
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Manganese ore port index, base 37% Mn, range 35-39%, fot Tianjin China, yuan/dmtu
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Manganese ore port index, base 44% Mn, range 42-48%, fot Tianjin China, yuan/dmtu
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Molybdenum canned molybdic oxide, in-whs Pittsburgh, $/lb
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Silico-manganese 65% Mn min, max 17% Si, in-whs China, yuan/tonne
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Silico-manganese lumpy 65-75% Mn, basis 15-19% Si (scale pro rata), major European destinations €/tonne
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Silico-manganese 65% Mn min, min 16% Si, in-whs Pittsburgh, US cents/lb
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Silico-manganese 65% Mn min, min 16% Si, fob India, $/tonne
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Silico-manganese 65% Mn min, min 16% Si, in-whs Pittsburgh, $/lb
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Vanadium pentoxide 98% V2O5 min, in-whs Rotterdam, $/lb V2O5
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Vanadium pentoxide 98% V2O5 min, fob China, $/lb V2O5
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Vanadium nitrogen, basis 77%V, 16% N, exw China, yuan/tonne
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Vanadium pentoxide 98% V2O5 min, exw China, yuan/tonne
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Tungsten APT 88.5% WO3 min cif Rotterdam and Baltimore duty-free, $/mtu WO3
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Tungsten concentrate 65% WO3, in-whs China, yuan/tonne
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Tungsten APT 88.5% WO3 min, fob main ports China, $/mtu WO3
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