27 May 2021
Key data from the graphite pricing sessions in Asia and Europe for the week ended Thursday May 27.
25 May 2021
The Chinese government held a meeting with the biggest iron ore, steel, copper and aluminium producers on Sunday May 23 to call for them to rein in commodity price hikes.
19 May 2021
The chemical-grade chromite market dropped over the past week, with sellers forced to lower offers in the face of weak demand, with wet bulk foundry prices also weakening due to consumers' lack of appetite.
14 May 2021
Prices of brown fused alumina (BFA) moved up during the past fortnight after holding firm for the past three months amid increasing electricity costs and tightened supply of calcined bauxite.
12 May 2021
The so-called “Suez Armada” of vessels that were delayed by the unintentional blockage of the Suez Canal has now been processed by the Port of Rotterdam, but the port was still “extremely” busy and there were challenges ahead for the shipping sector, speakers said during the Supply Chain Talks digital event on Wednesday May 5.
10 May 2021
Consuming markets of commodity raw materials are under pressure yet again from a combination of renewed increases in sea freight costs and overstretched logistics, making delivery schedules unreliable and causing long delays at a time when suppliers are tightening contracting terms to reduce liability.
06 May 2021
Refractory producer RHI Magnesita noted supply chain disruptions and rising sea freight in a first-quarter trading update released on Wednesday May 5. The company issues financial results on a half-yearly basis.