PRICING NOTICE: Open consultation on industrial minerals methodology

By IM Staff
Published: Tuesday, 01 September 2020

Fastmarkets is inviting feedback from the industry on its pricing methodology for its industrial minerals, as part of its annual methodology review process and compliance with the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) principles for PRAs.

This consultation, which is open until Wednesday September 30, seeks to ensure that our methodology continues to reflect the markets in industrial minerals. This includes all elements of our pricing process, our price specifications and publication frequency.

You can view the methodology document related to your specific market and area of activity at the following link:

To provide feedback on the annual review of the methodology, or if you would like to provide price information by becoming a data submitter to these prices, please contact by email at Please add the subject heading 'FAO: Davide Ghilotti, re: industrial minerals methodology.'

Please specify whether your response is confidential. Opinions offered in confidential responses may be referenced but will not be attributed in any way.

Fastmarkets will publish the outcome of this methodology review by Wednesday October 7, including a summary of the feedback unless noted as confidential. Any proposals to make material changes, discontinue or launch prices will involve a separate market consultation, the length of which will depend on how substantial the change is for the industry.

To see all Fastmarkets’ pricing methodology and specification documents go to about-us/methodology.

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