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Paul Butterworth

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CRU provides comprehensive market analysis and forecasts, price assessments and cost services across ferroalloys worldwide.

Our market analysis delivers a global view on supply and demand dynamics, trade and prices across commodities such as ferromanganese, silicon metal, silicomanganese, manganese ore, ferrosilicon and manganese metal, with regularly updated five-year price forecasts.

Read our top ten calls for 2021 in the molybdenum industry

 

CRU’s ferroalloys prices are the leading benchmark in North America and Europe where 80% of market participants who use a benchmark use CRU prices. Across all key regional markets, our reputation is for robustness and transparency thanks to our methodologies.

Our cost service gives detailed analysis of costs at production sites and mines around the world. Our analyst teams in Beijing, London and Pittsburgh source this data through extensive primary research.

CRU’s Ferroalloys analysts and price assessors are world experts working to strict methodologies to ensure consistently high quality. You can engage directly with our team by email, phone or in person to discuss prices and market dynamics in more depth.

CRU FERROALLOYS

  • Bulk Ferroalloys
  • Chrome Alloys
  • Chrome Ore
  • Ferrochrome
  • Ferromanganese
  • Ferrosilicon
  • Manganese
  • Manganese Ore
  • Molybdenum
  • Nickel
  • Silico-Manganese
  • Silicon Metal

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FERROALLOYS TEAM

  • Paul Butterworth

    Research Manager
  • Alexandra Anderson

    Prices Analyst
  • Rena Gu

    Prices Lead
  • Chris Houlden

    Divisional Managing Director, Head of Analysis
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