Platts to add monthly averages for Asia ferrosilicon, silicomanganese assessments

Platts is adding monthly averages to its existing weekly Asian ferrosilicon and silicomanganese assessments, effective Feb. 14, 2022, in response to market demand.

The assessments with new monthly averages are:


Current Weekly Code

New Monthly Average Code

Ferrosilicon 75% FOB China



Ferrosilicon 75% CIF Japan



Silicomanganese 65% CIF Japan



The assessments are published in Platts Metals Daily and on the fixed pages PMA404, PMA389, MTL404 and MTL389 of the Platts real-time alerts and in the Platts database under the above-mentioned codes. The new monthly averages are also published in the Platts Metals Week weekly supplement under the Metals Daily under the Monthly Averages price tables.

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