Vanadium Market News

TBP Editorial Team

3 January 2018



Vanadium Pentoxide is up 55% in 2018 and investors have hardly noticed

This electric metal gem is up 55% in 2018 and investors have hardly noticed.

  • At $14.2/lb, vanadium pentoxide’s price is up 55% in 2108 and up 280% from the 2017 low of $5/lb...

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19 Mar 2018


John Lee


Vanadium: New Chinese rebar standards positive for ferrovanadium demand

China’s new high-strength rebar standard is designed to limit the use of inferior steels in construction. The standard eliminates low strength Grade 2 rebar and sets out specifications for three different high strength standards: Grade 3 (400MPa), Grade 4 (500MPa), and Grade 5 (600MPa)...

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20 Feb 2018



Why are commodity prices so low compared to the stock market?

We talk with John Meyer from SP Angel about the factors affecting commodity prices, and which commodities and shares he thinks you should be watching in 2018. Read on for a summary of his insights, or watch the video to see the full interview.

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2 Feb 2018

IG Markets

John Meyer


Best-Performing Battery Metal of the Past Year Isn't Cobalt

  • Vanadium is rocketing during a buying spree in China
  • Grid-scale batteries for renewables could drive further gains

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26 Jan 2018


Mark Burton


BMO Global Commodities Research: Vanadium: Keep an Eye on Chinese exports

We see a situation where over the coming months Chinese exports of ferrovanadium could drop sharply on the back of increased domestic demand and raw material constraints. Chinese pricing has already moved sharply higher over 2018 to date, but we would see significant further upside to global pricing as the market adjusts to lower Chinese shipments..

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10 Jan 2018

Directors Talk


Model Mining Portfolio

Toppling the Golden Calf

  • Vanadium returned to an upswing and is viewed as our metal to watch in 2018...
Vanadium Pentoxide prices estimated at $18/lb by 2020 (currently $9.50/lb)

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3 Jan 2018

Hallgarten & Co

Christopher Ecclestone


Vanadium a ‘metal to watch’ in 2018, Hallgarten’s Ecclestone says

Prices for vanadium — a minor metal traditionally used to strengthen steel, and more recently a key component in new battery technology that could store electricity from solar and wind generation — are to rise in coming years, Christopher Ecclestone of Hallgarten & Co. forecasts....

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3 Jan 2018

The Northern Miner

Trish Saywell



Expert guide: Why vanadium may be the next lithium or cobalt

When it comes to batteries, all eyes are on lithium and cobalt stocks — but expert Gavin Wendt says there’s plenty of opportunity in Vanadium...

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14 Nov 2017


Melissa Yao


Vanadium emerges from the shadows

Is vanadium set to be the next star of the booming global battery market?

The metal, traditionally used as a material to strengthen steel, has made a comeback in the past two years as demand has re-emerged.

Prices for the metal have soared since July, continuing a rapid rise that started in early 2016...

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26 Oct 2017

Australian Mining

Ben Creagh


China Rattles Vanadium Supply Chain: How High Can Vanadium Prices Go?

  • Chinese Environmental Drive Impacting on Vanadium Prices.
  • Chinese Upgrade of Rebar Standards Could Increase Vanadium Consumption by 30%.
  • An increased number of high-tech applications such as Vanadium Redox Batteries spells for continued and sustained Vanadium bull market.

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1 Oct 2017

Seeking Alpha

John Lee

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