AMM
June 1, 2015
By Janie Davies

Silicomanganese shutdowns offset by weak demand

LONDON—The impact of silicomanganese production cuts on global supply has been offset by falling demand from the steel sector, according to International Manganese Institute (IMnI) data.

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AMM
May 25, 2015
By Daniel Fitzgerald

Ferrovanadium, silicomanganese prices fall

NEW YORK—Expected increases in ferrovanadium spot pricing have failed to materialize so far, while the majority of bulk and noble alloy suppliers are now seeing the market slide into a summer slowdown.

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AMM
April 20,2015
By Daniel Fitzgerald

Bills to renew GSP program submitted in House, Senate

NEW YORK — Legislation to renew the federal government's Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program has been introduced in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, potentially ending the longest lapse in the program's 40-year history.

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Ryan’s Notes
April 10, 2015

US silicomanganese narrows, EU flat

Prices for US silicomanganese narrowed this past week to 51-53 cents per lb, ex-warehouse, as additional mills slowly entered the spot market in a sluggish steel market. US raw steel production dropped again for the week ended April 4, with production being 1,600,000 tons and a capability utilization rate of 67.7%. Most sources were optimistic that steel output would improve, but few felt that any turnaround would be seen in the near term.

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AMM
April 06, 2015
Daniel Fitzgerald

ITC to proceed with probe of silicomanganese imports

NEW YORK — The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) will proceed with an investigation of silicomanganese imports from Australia after determining that there is a reasonable indication the domestic industry is being harmed.

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