US ferrochrome suppliers hope for price rise

Apr 06, 2012 | 03:24 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  high-carbon ferrochrome, South Africa, charge chrome, XStrata, Aperam, Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — High-carbon ferrochrome suppliers are hopeful that a reported rise in the second-quarter charge chrome benchmark will spur domestic high-carbon ferrochrome prices, but some are skeptical the reported number was widely accepted.

"This year’s negotiations were a bit of a mess. My understanding is that there is no uniformly agreed price," one trader said.....

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