SiMn suppliers aim to reduce discounts

Nov 22, 2013 | 01:31 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  silicomanganese, silicomanganese contracts, 2014 contracts, Felman Production, Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — Silicomanganese suppliers are chasing a reduction in discounts for 2014 contracts, although ongoing uncertainty over Felman Production LLC’s petition for a special electricity rate for its plant in New Haven, W.Va., may see some consumers lean more heavily on the spot market next year.

Suppliers told AMM that contract talks are unlikely to be concluded before Thanksgiving, adding that they are pushing for smaller discounts off independently assessed prices than those incorporated in 2013 contracts.....





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