Published: 29 May 2020
The offshore yuan is near record lows against the dollar while diplomatic tensions between the United States and China rise, which could lower the price of Chinese-produced metals and minerals.
Published: 28 May 2020
Key data from the graphite pricing sessions in Asia and Europe for the week ended Thursday May 28.
Published: 27 May 2020
From future raw material investments to China’s resurgence in lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) battery chemistries, Fastmarkets analysts and reporters consider six key discussion points dominating the battery and electric vehicle markets.
Published: 26 May 2020
The foundry-grade chromite market rose in the week ended Tuesday May 26 in response to limited supply from South Africa, but price rises were damped by weak supply.
Published: 25 May 2020
China’s ports have resumed normal operations but overseas demand for exported materials remains reduced by the Covid-19 pandemic, resulting in lower container throughput. Most producers of refractory raw materials, however, continued to get limited orders from global buyers.
Published: 22 May 2020
Australian rare earth producer Lynas has warned that US government funding for its heavy rare earth separation facility is on hold, allegedly due to political opposition to overseas involvement in critical supply chains.