On the weekly Renewables MMI®, neodymium finished as the week’s biggest mover with a 5.1 percent decline.
Chinese cobalt cathodes saw a 0.4 percent decline over the past week, while prices for silicon closed flat. Chinese steel plate remained essentially flat from the previous week as well.
The week finished with no movement for Japanese, Korean and Chinese steel plate. The price of US steel plate, however, fell 2.1 percent over the past week — the fourth week in a row of declining prices.
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