GLOBAL TUNGSTEN WRAP: European APT prices slide on cheaper offers; Chinese tungsten market quiet

The price for ammonium paratugnstate (APT) in Europe moved lower in the week ended Friday August 23, weighed down by bearish sentiment ahead of the late-August auction for the entire antimony stock held in the defunct Fanya Metal Exchange. Meanwhile, the Chinese APT export price was stable amid market uncertainty. Tungsten concentrate prices again stable…

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FOCUS: Are there real drivers to boost the September ferro-chrome tenders?

While the major Chinese stainless steel mills are expected to release their September tender prices for domestic ferro-chrome this week, the majority of market participants expect a price increase in near future tenders, including for September, Fastmarkets understands. Some market participants also long for such a price hike to boost the overall ferro-chrome market, which…

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Aluminium alloys from China will be subject to at least 20% in tariffs by September while for hundreds of steel products it will be at least 35% if the latest round of tariffs threatened against China take effect, sources indicated to Fastmarkets.

Aluminium alloys from China will be subject to at least 20% in tariffs by September while for hundreds of steel products it will be at least 35% if the latest round of tariffs threatened against China take effect, sources indicated to Fastmarkets. That is because the new tariffs US President Donald Trump signaled against China…

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