Date: Nov 19, 2018

The following Fastmarkets noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday November 16:

Noble alloys
Ferro-molybdenum basis 65% min, in-warehouse Rotterdam, $/kg Mo: $28.50-28.80 per kg from $28.50-29.00
Ferro-molybdenum US 65-70% Mo, $/Ib: $12.90-13.30 per Ib from $12.90-13.35
Ferro-vanadium basis 78% min, free delivered duty paid, $/kg: $126.00-128.00 per kg from $124.25-126.00
Ferro-vanadium US 70-80% V, $/Ib: $55.50-57.00 per Ib from $54.00-55.50
Vanadium pentoxide min 98%, in-warehouse Rotterdam, $/lb: $28.50-29.15 per Ib from $28.50-28.90

Bulk alloys
Ferro-chrome

China import charge chrome 50% Cr index, duty unpaid, $/lb: $0.81 per lb from $0.82
European Benchmark Indicator, lumpy Cr charge basis 52% (and high carbon) $/Ib: $1.14 per Ib from $1.15
6-8.5% C basis 60-70% Cr max 1.5% Si, $/Ib $1.01-1.09 per Ib from $1.04-1.12
0.10% C average 65-70% Cr, $/Ib: $2.11-2.21 per Ib from $2.16-2.26
European low carbon 0.06% C max 65% Cr, $/Ib: $2.16-2.26 per Ib from $2.22-2.33
Low phosphorous Cr min 65% C max 7% Si max 1% p max 0.015%, Ti max 0.05%, $/Ib: $1.15-1.22 per Ib from $1.18-1.28
US free market high carbon, 6-8%C basis 60-65% Cr max 2% Si, $/Ib: $1.20-1.30 per Ib from $1.25-1.35
US free market low carbon, 0.10%C – 62% min Cr, $/Ib $1.99-2.02 per Ib from $2.00-2.02Ferro-manganese
US free market 78% Mn standard 7.5% C, $/long ton: $1,300-1,375 per long ton from $1,275-1,375

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