With a membership representing 24 countries across 5 continents, it is the authoritative voice of the industry, dealing with chromium in all its forms.

Created in 1984 and based in Paris France, the ICDA is a non-profit association that promotes the value and sustainability of chromium and represents the chromium industry worldwide, through communication, forums and R&D projects.


The ICDA and its Members promote the value and sustainability of chromium internationally.

Members can contribute to decisions made by the Council and participate in all ICDA activities through standing committees (HSE & Sustainability, Market Research, Market Development, Communication & Promotion, Chrome Chemicals & Metal, China).

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5 - 7 November 2019

New Delhi, India

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Stainless steel market weighs on FeCr demand (Argus Media): Prices for ferro-chrome across all regions have fallen to their lowest for at least two years on a drop in d...

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