Chromite: A silent market

By Sybil Pan
Published: Friday, 07 August 2020

Evolving market dynamics in foundry-grade chromite have reshaped trading patterns between South Africa and China, resulting in an almost silent market.

Bearish market conditions since last year in consuming markets and supply uncertainty in South Africa have affected trading patterns and foundry-grade chromite prices over the past six months.

The persistent weak performance of the chrome market in 2019 – including both metallurgical and non-metallurgical grades – caused prices for foundry...

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