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Fastmarkets invited feedback from the industry on the methodology for its audited lithium and spodumene price assessments, via an open consultation process between April 18 and May 17, 2024. This consultation was done as part of our published annual methodology review process.

Fastmarkets proposes to amend the payment terms and quantities of three hot- and cold-rolled coil import price assessments for the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.

The quarterly European ferro-chrome benchmark price will be discontinued with effect from June this year, Merafe Resources said on Monday May 20

Random Lengths has concluded its industry consultation, will add delivered Dallas fingerjointed stud prices and make changes to veneer reporting.

Key talking points from the meeting of steel distributors’ association Eurometal, held in Zurich, Switzerland, on Thursday May 16

A big question mark for Brazilian containerboard market participants right now is the impact the Rio Grande do Sul floods will have on demand in the country. Although hard to estimate, especially amid reduced gross domestic product (GDP) forecasts, we still believe that the floods will have a somewhat limited impact on the demand for […]

Fastmarkets FOEX would like to thank those who took the time to respond to the consultation. Fastmarkets FOEX did not propose any changes to the methodology. The feedback was fully supportive of the current methodology. To summarize, this open consultation does not lead to material changes in the current methodology. A newly dated methodology document […]

US President Joe Biden will increase tariffs on Chinese imports including steel and aluminium, electric vehicles, semiconductors and advanced batteries, to counteract China’s “unfair” trading practices, he announced on Tuesday May 14

Fastmarkets launched a new price assessment for MB-GER-0006 germanium dioxide, in-whs China, on Friday May 10.

Mexico’s recent increase in steel import tariffs to 25-35% won’t cause shortages in the supply chain, with the market expected to be fed by imports from partner countries and growing local capacity, Mexican steel association Canacero told Fastmarkets on Wednesday May 15

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