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Chrome Monitor

A Subscription Provides:

  • Detailed analysis report every month
  • Near term forecasts for the quarter ahead
  • Ten year data history of balance, production, consumption and price provided online in Excel
  • Country by country breakdown of production and consumption data
  • CRU discovered regional merchant prices & premia
  • Monitor provided online in PDF format
  • Access to editors
  • CRUspi Futures - This service shows forecasts for the eight main CRUspi indicators over the next 18-24 months. For more information on CRUspi Futures and CRUspi click here

CRU's Chrome Monitor, published Friday 9th September 2016, reports that a near-term spike in ferrochrome prices is becoming increasingly likely. CRU Principal Consultant Mark Beveridge writes: "Ex-China market fundamentals have tightened. There is a lack of spot material, and South African charge chrome is now being offered on a spot basis at prices above $0.80/lb CIF."

Each month Chrome Monitor subscribers receive a comprehensive review of current developments in the Ferrochrome market. Benefiting from - detailed statistics covering the latest western world supply/demand balances, prices, premiums and stocks.


Plus data examining trends in the production of stainless, and easy-to-read commentary which provides readers with a factual, unbiased assessment of the key issues influencing these important markets.

Data tables included:

  • Stainless Steel Production (Ingots and continuously cast products)
  • Weekly chrome prices: weekly, monthly quarterly and annual averages
  • The supply/demand balance in High Carbon Ferrochrome
  • A quarterly forecasts on global supply and demand balance

CRU’s Chrome Monitor is now provided through a revolutionary new online information service, allowing you to interact with your service in a more flexible and user-friendly manner.

The service provides you with all of the CRU price and premia assessments, market analysis, news and data in one place, so that you can conveniently search for and access all of your current and historical information. And the functionality of the new service will mean you can interact with your Chrome Monitor in ways you never could before, such as analysing and charting thousands of data series and searching databases and archives for specific market information.

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