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  • January to April 2021 Metals Balances

    January to April 2021 Metals Balances

    16-Jun-2021
    The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for the period of January to April 2021 was a deficit of 588 kt which follows a surplus of 1074 kt recorded for the whole of 2020. Demand for primary aluminium for January to April 2021 was 23.45 million tonnes, 2304 kt more than in the comparable period in 2020.
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  • Stats Corner May 2021

    Stats Corner May 2021

    24-May-2021
    We looked at chrome in the last issue and cover molybdenum (moly) in this one. Moly is less easy to cover in that the processing stages vary from other raw materials used in stainless.
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  • January to March 2021 Metals Balances

    January to March 2021 Metals Balances

    19-May-2021
    The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for the period of January to March 2021 was a deficit of 70 kt which follows a surplus of 1070 kt recorded for the whole of 2020. Demand for primary aluminium for January to March 2021 was 17.21 million tonnes, 1389 kt more than in the comparable period in 2020.
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  • January to February 2021 Metals Balances

    January to February 2021 Metals Balances

    21-Apr-2021
    The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for the period of January to February 2021 was a deficit of less than 1 kt which follows a surplus of 840 kt recorded for the whole of 2020. Demand for primary aluminium for January to February 2021 was 11.32 million tonnes, 855 kt more than in the comparable period in 2020.
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  • Stats Corner March 2021

    Stats Corner March 2021

    03-Mar-2021
    Chrome is an essential raw material in all stainless steel grades. In ball park terms, up to half comes from recycling and the balance comes in the form of ferrochrome. WBMS has comprehensive data on ferroalloys in general, this edition of Stats Corner shows the latest ferrochrome data.
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  • January to December 2020 Metals Balances

    January to December 2020 Metals Balances

    17-Feb-2021
    The calculated market balance for primary aluminium for the period of January to December 2020 was a surplus of 1546kt which follows a surplus of 462 kt recorded for the whole of 2019. Demand for primary aluminium for January  to December 2020 was 64.77 million tonnes, 422 kt less than in the comparable period in 2019.
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