Friday, 06 November 2020
Contracts for the supply of several mineral raw materials for 2021 are expected to be shorter in their duration and cover smaller volumes compared with previous years, while market participants claim negotiations are progressing slowly and with no clear market references.
Tuesday, 03 November 2020
Prices for silicon carbide abrasive- and refractory-grade materials delivered to Europe held steady over October on subdued demand, and were likely to remain steady on a flat market in the foreseeable future, sources said.
Tuesday, 06 October 2020
Fastmarkets opened a consultation on September 1, 2020, inviting feedback on its industrial minerals methodology in line with our annual methodology review process.
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Prices of abrasive and refractory-grade silicon carbide held firm over the past month, while market participants anticipate the abrasive price will increase in the near term due to rising freight costs globally and environmental restrictions in China.