AMM
October 15, 2014
By Daniel Fitzgerald

Chemk, RFA to intervene in FeSi trade case

NEW YORK - Chemk Industrial Group and RFA International LP have been granted permission to intervene as defendants in a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Commerce Department's negative ruling in an anti-dumping case against Russian ferrosilicon shipments.

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AMM
October 8, 2014
By Daniel Fitzgerald

US nixes Russia's duty-free status under GSP program

NEW YORK - The U.S. government has officially removed Russia from the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program after determining that it no longer qualified as a beneficiary developing country.

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Platts
October 8, 2014
By Bob Matyi

Eramet says no operational changes since Felman restart

US manganese alloys producer Eramet Marietta has not altered its operations or the product mix of silicomanganese and ferromanganese at its Marietta, Ohio, plant because of Felman Production's recent restart in neighboring West Virginia, a company spokeswoman said.

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AMM
September 29, 2014
By Daniel Fitzgerald

Errors claimed in FeSi case vs. Russia

 

NEW YORK - Globe Specialty Metals Inc. and CC Metals and Alloys LLC have filed a complaint against the U.S. Commerce Department, claiming the agency made numerous errors as part of its anti-dumping investigation into imports of Russian ferrosilicon.

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Ryan’s Notes
September 26, 2014

Global FeSi markets on watch list

Buyers and sellers were closely monitoring the US and European ferrosilicon markets this past week. In Europe, sources indicated that current contract negotiations and supplemental spot transactions were adding some pressure to current prices. Prices have moved higher on the heels of multiple deals, to €1,150-1,190 per mt, DDP. The market was especially tight for specialty grades, due to restrictions in Brazil, while some imports of lower quality material were still being cited as a bit of a drag to the apparent rise in price for standard grade ferrosilicon in Europe.

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