Download the July-August 2020 issue of MMM

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 07 August 2020

Welcome to the July-August 2020 issue of the Metal Market Magazine, where we look at supply and demand patterns for chromite and its foundry end uses, as well as an outlook for battery raw materials as automotive battles the coronavirus pandemic.

The June 2020 issue – which you can still download  at this link – included extensive analysis on how oilfields minerals are coping with Covid-19, and the struggling restart of the automotive industry.

In this July-August issue, meanwhile, you will be pleased to find:

  • Covid-19 halts chromite price slide: The Covid-19 pandemic reversed a long-term fall in chromite prices while supply out of main producer, South Africa, dried up, writes Jon Stibbs.
  • China’s silent market: Evolving market dynamics in foundry-grade chromite have reshaped trading patterns between South Africa and China, affecting trade flows of material between the two countries, Sybil Pan reports.
  • Battery raw materials: a triple whammy of major market drivers have affected battery raw material prices. Will Adams explores the outlook for the sector as the industry battles the Covid-19 pandemic.

And look out for the upcoming September issue, which will feature our usual, extensive series of analytical content on refractories and its main raw materials, including magnesia, bauxite, alumina and andalusite.

Also available to you is a downloadable PDF of the full magazine issue.

Click on the image below to download your copy.

MMM July August cover  

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