Manganese and Chrome are important metals for the modern economy. These are essential raw materials for steel-making, ferro-alloys as well as other products. With abundant resources, there is huge potential in the Indian manganese / chrome ore and ferro-alloy sector. India is the seventh largest producer of manganese ore in the world, with abundant resources to the tune of 475 million tonnes. However, annual production of manganese ore in the country has been declining over the years and during 2016-17, India produced only 2.03 million tonnes of manganese ore. Meanwhile, imports have been increasing significantly and during the year 2016-17 imports have gone upto the level of 1.90 million tonnes. To survive in the increasingly competitive global market and create value for the stakeholders, producers need to focus on productivity, technology and quality improvements, as well as aggressive exploration strategies for locating and defining additional reserves. All these necessitate huge investment as well as induction of state-of-the-art exploration, mining, processing and metallurgical technologies in the Indian manganese ore industry. India's position has come down from being the second to fourth largest producer of chrome ore in the world, with domestic production declining from 4.07 million tonnes in 2008-09 to 2.77 million tonnes in 2016-17. Resources of chrome ore in the country are estimated at 321 million tonnes. India historically has been an important player in the global chrome ore market, though not on the same scale as South African, Kazakh and Turkish producers. However, the dynamics in the global chrome market is changing rapidly. With a focused and progressive market development strategy, it is possible for India to improve its market share and tap new markets.

The Indian Ferro Alloy Producers' Association (IFAPA) representing manufacturers of Ferro Alloys completes 55 years of its successful journey. IFAPA welcomes you to its forthcoming National Summit FAI-II(Ferro Alloys India)2017, to commemorate its 55th year at Taj Bengal, Kolkata on 27&28th February,2017.

IMnI is hosting its two flagship events – the Annual Conference and the EPD Conference – back-to- back this coming June in China, to encourage members to attend both. The 41st ANNUAL CONFERENCE will take place Tuesday, June 16 -- Thursday, June 18 in Shanghai at The Portman Ritz-Carlton. This year’s theme: China at the Crossroads: Into the Mouth of the Dragon. A line-up of world-class experts and speakers will be presenting, including James Kynge, Financial Times Emerging Markets Editor and author of "China Shakes the World: The Rise of a Hungry Nation". The 12th EPD CONFERENCE is scheduled for Friday, June 12 at the Four Points Hotel, Shenzhou Peninsula, Hainan Province. This is the sole annual meeting of producers of Mn Metal and Mn Dioxide produced electrolytically and provides an excellent forum for Mn ore producers to network with them and learn more about their industry. To bridge the two conferences, IMnI will be proposing Technical Tours to China's Top Mn Smelters, Saturday, June 12 – Monday, June 14.

IFATM, being first of its kind networking conference on Ferro Alloys in India, is likely to be attended by delegates from across the globe including Manganese ore & Chrome ore Miners, Steel mills, Traders, Brokers, Technology Companies, Analysts, Inspection Companies, Stainless & Special steelmakers and others.

The 12th China Ferro-alloys International Conference, co-hosted by China Chamber of Commerce of Metals Minerals & Chemicals Importers & Exporters (CCCMC) & will be held on May 27th-29th, 2015 in Qingdao, China. China Ferro-alloys International Conference has developed into the key platform to learn policy changes, market trends of Chinese ferroalloys industry. Meanwhile the conference has become the gala where Chinese and foreign entrepreneurs exchange information and negotiate business. The conference with the theme “To Promote Ferroalloy Industry Development under New Normal Economy” will be carried on by speeches, forums, trading negotiation and business tour. Participants: we sincerely welcome the following enterprises to attend the conference, ferro-alloys (also including Si and Mn metal) producers, ferro-alloys traders, Ores (Mn Cr Ni) producers and traders, steel mills, foundry plants, metallurgical equipment manufacturers and service enterprises, Logistics enterprises, institution in all over the world.

This event will bring together manganese/chrome ore and alloy producers, consumers, technology suppliers, as well as others interested in the future of these commodities. The event will provide a platform to discuss technological developments, legislative issues, research and market trends. Producers, consumers buyers and traders will have the opportunity to discuss and review supply and demand related issues in open forums and private meetings.

This event will bring together manganese/chrome ore and alloy producers, consumers, technology suppliers, as well as many others interested in the future of these commodities, to discuss technological developments, legislative issues, research and market trends. Producers, consumers buyers and traders will have the opportunity to discuss and review supply and demand related issues in open forums and private meetings. Suppliers of exploration, mining, processing and metallurgical equipment technologies will be able to make presentations on manganese/chrome ore and alloy producers/consumers.

Reasons to participate

  • International summit for chrome & nickel insiders
  • The most influential industry conference in the world
  • Speech covering the whole industry chain
  • Most authoritative industry summit in China
  • Advanced experience sharing and to be learned
  • Good platform to search for investment opportunity
  • Timely information to grasp the global market
  • Advanced experience to learn
  • the best platform for Sino-foreign cooperation
  • Direct communication with industry experts
  • Direct communication with customers and business partners
  • Best platform for promotion

Most concerned issues

  • Analysis of the world economy and steel market
  • Will stainless steel market continue its downturn after its continuous new lows?
  • Chrome market analysis and the impact of ferrochrome capacity expansion on market
  • New road for ferrochrome manufacturer
  • Expansion of ferrochrome production will highlight the advantages of South Africa Chrome Concentrate
  • Ferrochrome and chrome ore data inventory
  • Nickel market analysis and the impact of ferrochrome capacity expansion on market
  • Large ferronickel smelting project put into production and how will it influence the market
  • New ferronickel capacity analysis
  • Ferronickel and nickel ore data inventory

Metal Bulletin’s 6th South African Ferro-alloys conference in Johannesburg will answer these questions and more with speakers from the international industry and the key players in the region in attendance.

Benefits of attending:

• Network with the key decision makers from the length of the ferro-alloys supply chain and government bodies
• Understand where the supply/demand balance for chrome, manganese, nickel and vanadium currently stands
• Discover how the new manganese and nickel projects in South Africa will evolve in the future
• Find out how energy and infrastructure constraints might be overcome to fully unlock the potential of the region
• Hear what effect the recent government national beneficiation and  industrialisation programme  will have on the ferro-allloys markets in South Africa


Hyatt Regency, Johannesburg, South Africa

We are pleased to announce that the 29th International Ferro-alloys conference is heading to Barcelona, at the express wishes of our delegates. Again 1000 plus delegates will again assemble at this most important Industry gathering to do year worth of business in three days with the world’s customers and suppliers. This time in the warmth of the Mediterranean.


Hotel Rey Juan Carlos , Barcelona, Spain

With over 600 delegates expected, this is the largest gathering of ferro-alloy professionals in Asia and is the ideal opportunity to meet you suppliers and customers. In addition, senior executives from Sinosteel Jilin Ferroalloys Co. Ltd., McKinsey & Company, Jinguang Group, Dunfeng Holdings Inc., Shanghai Tsingshan Mineral Co., Ltd, CLSA, Minmetals, OM Holding, National Association of EMM Plants Directors (Managers), National Association of Manganese Mines Directors (Managers)  and many more will be discussing important industry topics including pricing, the market overview, the future of the industry and related metals in ferro-alloy production such as silicon, chrome, manganese, tungsten, vanadium, molybdenum and nickel.

FerroAlloyNet 17th International Chrome & Nickel Products Summit covers chrome ore, nickel ore, ferrochrome, ferronickel, steel industry etc. More than 500 enterprises, including steel mills, mining companies, ferroalloy plants, trading companies, logistics, equipment manufacturers, inspection, research from China, India, South Africa, Turkey, Oman, Iran, Albania, Pakistan, Madagascar, Sudan, Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, New Caledonia and so on will attend it. Besides, governmental officers and main market analyst will deliver the speech, to talk abouteconomic environment, the market situation and prediction.

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