Chromite prices firm on tight supply-demand balance

By Davide Ghilotti, Sybil Pan
Published: Tuesday, 23 June 2020

Non-metallurgical chromite markets were firm this week amid concerns regarding the stability of supply while demand remained intermittent due to weak end markets.

Both the chemical- and foundry-grade chromite markets have been characterized by reduced inquiries and trading in June, with industry sources warning that supply issues could limit production for the medium term.

"Demand is down from practically all end markets; that’s certainly a factor that has affected business," one producer source...

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