China to bear brunt if South Africa passes chrome ore export tax proposal

By Davide Ghilotti, Jon Stibbs
Published: Thursday, 22 October 2020

Chrome market participants have been surprised by the South African government’s proposal to introduce an export tax on chrome ore to support its chrome sector but sought further detail about what it involves and when it would be carried through.

The proposed export tax on South African chrome ore is designed to support domestic ferro-chrome production and its chrome value chain, the South African government said on Thursday October 22.

The interventions include the proposed introduction of the export tax on chrome ore, the usage of energy efficiency technologies on...

This is a preview of the full article

Our market news and price data is reserved for registered users only.

Current customer? Login now

All of our industrial minerals price data and news is now available only through our new platform. Learn more about the intelligence we offer by visiting our Fastmarkets flagship website. If you are familiar with our reliable and trusted intelligence, fill out a request a quote form today to hear from our friendly sales staff who will create a custom license for you.


Interested in lithium prices? We now offer lithium prices and coverage free for reference. Click here to read all about it.

Interested in the wider electrification market?
Join our growing community of participants who want to learn more about electrification and how this market is developing.