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January 2019 | Ferro-alloys

Ferro-tungsten market enters 2019 on a weaker note: Tungsten Highlights

Ammonium paratungstate (APT) prices have been bearing the brunt of softening demand with traders in China struggling to find consumers at home and are routing their material to export markets in search of better margins.

As highlighted in last month’s Ferro-alloys Market Tracker, ferro-tungsten prices remained weak in China settling at 18-month lows of $31.86-33.16 per kg, fob China, towards mid-January, while European ferro-tungsten prices found a floor at $30.80-32.58 per kg, in-warehouse (Rotterdam). Prices have been tumbling throughout most of 2018 with...


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