Historical Nickel Price Tumbling, Takes Monthly Stainless Index Down

China , Metals , Stainless Steel May 10, 2013 No Comments

The Stainless MMI® took a rather large blow in May, falling 6 points from 91 to 85, primarily on the back of falling nickel prices, falling 304 prices in China as well as 304 China scrap prices.

 

Nickel price

A nickel glut has forced down the price by nearly about 50 percent since 2011, according to a recent Reuters report.

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Rod Sherkin

Rod is a former senior executive, responsible for Purchasing, for both Pillsbury and Ball Packaging back in the 80’s and 90’s. Since then, he has continued to work in the Purchasing field as both a consultant and founder of the website Propurchaser.com.

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