South African chromite sales fall in May, production recovering

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Sales of high-purity chromite have dropped after reaching a three-year peak in April, with production output appearing to stabilize following a long decline. Chemical-grade chromite prices have adjusted downward, while foundry grades held stable.

Sales volumes of South African high-purity chromite dropped in May this year, reversing a previous surge that began at the start of the year, although the latest assessed levels remain higher than at this time in 2017.

Total sales of chromite with 44-48% Cr2O3 content fell to 151,785 tonnes in...

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