Current market trend of import of ferroalloy as of 31 October 2013 is as follows.|
<> Silicon Metal = In a reflection of a price hike in China, the Japanese domestic market also has been going up gradually. The offer price of 5.5.3 grade for aluminium meant for Japan is US$1,960 - US$1,980 per ton CIF which remains unchanged at a high level price. On the other hand, the increase in demand for silicon metal is expected in China thanks to the increase in car production, and the production is also going to recover. This recovery of production works as a brake to a sharp increase in the price.