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Rory Knight is a pricing analyst and currently focuses on the chrome ore and ferrochrome markets, as well as the bulk and noble alloy markets.

Before joining CRU, Rory worked for two years in the freight market as a Panamax broker in both London and Dubai. In London, he focused on soybeans loading out of Brazil and Argentina, and coal loading out of Australia and Indonesia. Between April and December 2019, Rory lived in Dubai working on South African coal to India and chrome ore to China. Rory graduated from the University of Warwick in 2017 with a BA in History, mainly focused on the rise and dynamics of global trade.

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Is South Africa’s chrome ore tax a global game changer?

On the 22 October, the South African government announced they were considering a chrome ore tax, in a stated attempt to protect the domestic ferrochrome industry.

By Tomislav Bucic & Rory Knight 10 November 2020   
Topic: Ferroalloys

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What do South African restarts mean for chrome ore prices

Topics: Covid-19, Ferroalloys, Stainless Steel