PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue prices in seven minerals markets

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 30 November 2018

Fastmarkets IM is opening a market consultation to seek feedback on its proposal to discontinue a range of prices across seven different markets.

Fastmarkets IM proposes to discontinue prices in the following markets:
  • Refractory clays
  • Feldspar
  • Silica sand
  • Iron oxide
  • Baddeleyite
  • Borates/boron minerals
  • Manganese
The following prices will be delisted:

Refractory clays
Feldspar Silica sand
Iron oxide



Fastmarkets IM is proposing to delist these prices due to limited interest in the market and while it focuses on its existing core prices.

The consultation period to give feedback about these proposed discontinuations will end on January 14, 2019, with any confirmed changes to be announced by January 18, 2019, and with any changes taking place from the week beginning January 21, 2019.

To provide feedback on this notice, please contact Davide Ghilotti by email at: Please add the subject heading FAO: Davide Ghilotti, re: [the price in question].

To see all of Fastmarkets IM’s pricing methodology and specification documents go to