Download the July-August 2020 issue of MMM
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
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
- 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.
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