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Price notice: US silicon metal

Mar 31, 2020 | 01:44 PM | New York | Orla O'Sullivan

Tags  price notice, US silicon metal, silicon, US silicon


Fastmarkets proposes to change the frequency of its US silicon metal price assessment.

Fastmarkets proposes to change the frequency of its price assessment for silicon, ddp US to once per week on Thursdays from once per month. Market consultation suggests increasing the frequency of the assessment would allow Fastmarkets to reflect market changes in a more timely fashion.

The current price specifications are as follows:
Assessment: Silicon metal
Quality: Silicon 98.50%, iron 0.50%, aluminium 0.50%, calcium 0.30%
Location: Delivered
Unit: US cents per pound
Quantity: 20 tons
Publication: Once a month

The consultation period for this proposed amendment runs from Wednesday February 19 to March 23, with changes taking place - subject to market feedback - beginning March 26.

The proposed amended price specifications are as follows, with changes highlighted in bold:
Assessment: Silicon metal
Quality: Silicon 98.50%, iron 0.50%, aluminium 0.50%, calcium 0.30%
Location: Delivered
Unit: US cents per pound
Quantity: 20 tons
Publication: Once a week, every Thursday

To provide feedback on this assessment or if you would like to provide price information by becoming a data submitter to this assessment, please contact Orla O’Sullivan by email at pricing@fastmarkets.com. Please add the subject heading: FAO: Orla O’Sullivan re: US silicon metal.

To see all of Fastmarkets' pricing methodology and specification documents, click here.


 

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