Ekin Maden Metal Expert's European Bulk Ferroalloys Conference, Wien
me_vienna_01.jpgMetal Expert's European Bulk Ferroalloys Conference held in Vienna, Austria, The InterContinental Vienna, on 25-26 June 2012.

+Strategies of the key Cr alloys suppliers in the European market. Prospects of Cr alloys consumption

- Environmental friendly technology in FeCr production

- Position of European Cr alloys suppliers

- India - the growth story of FeCr and its impact on the world

- Decrease of RSA FeCr supply: effect on European market

- Position of RSA Cr alloys suppliers in Europe

- The Chrome Industry in a Changing Market Environment

- The future of European stainless steel market: modernization and reorganization?

Panel Discussion “Outlook for European Cr alloys market”

Moderators: Kateryna Rizhko, Global Ferro Alloys Market Senior Analyst,

Metal Expert

Krzysztof Moryn, Trade and Marketing Specialist,


Panelists: Cenk Yilmaz, Chrome Department Manager,

Ekin Maden Ticaret Ve Sanayi A.S.

Massimiliano Gentile, Sales Manager,


Topics to be discussed:

Pricing in the European market of Cr alloys: summary & outlook

Benchmark discounts or whether the Charge Chrome contract price serves as a market indicator

Procurement prices of Chinese factories as a reference point for the FeCr market

Pricing strategies of the low-cost manufacturers

The key role of CIS low-carbon FeCr suppliers in the European market

Supply/demand balance in the global Cr ore market in 2012 and its effect on FeCr pricing

Expectations for Cr ore price trend in H2 2012

Growing Cr ore supply in the market due to production stoppages in South Africa