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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Latest ores and alloys news and market analysis

The London Metal Exchange has decided not to ban or otherwise change how it deals with Russian metal, the exchange said on Friday November 11
The European ferro-alloys industry needs help now if it is to survive the global energy crisis. This is the stance of European ferro-alloy and silicon producers’ association, Euroalliages
Fastmarkets proposes to discontinue converted price assessments for the following markets:
The ferro-alloy markets in the United States have mostly surged since the start of Russia’s war in Ukraine
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
Ores and alloys prices

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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  • Ferro-chrome spot 6-8% C, basis 50% Cr, ddp China, yuan/tonne
  • Ferro-silicon 75% Si min export, fob China, $/tonne
  • Ferro-chrome contract 6-8% C, basis 50% Cr, ddp China, yuan/tonne
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