Raw nickel supply remains tight, producers nearly sold out in August11 September 2023 – As raw nickel supplies remain tight and producers of nickel sulphate nearly sold out in August, analysts are positive on the price trend of the stainless steel and battery raw material. Out of fear of shortages, NPI producers are already stockpiling raw materials. And have EU stainless steel producers forgotten how to act economically due to too many market protection measures? Source