South African chromite producers push through prices increases

By IM prices reporter
Published: Friday, 14 January 2011

High ferrochrome demand from China puts pressure on chromite prices

Producers of foundry and chemical grades of chromite in South Africa, by far the world’s largest source of chrome ore, are working towards increasing prices by at least $20-30/tonne for the coming quarter, industry sources told IM.

The price hikes are supported by strengthening demand for chrome ore for ferrochrome...

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