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Why join ICDA?

There are many benefits of joining the ICDA, whether it’s expanding your network, receiving regular market research, participating in conferences and webinars, supporting the development of a sustainable industry or simply being part of a globally-recognised community.

Overseen by the industry, for the industry

The organisation is overseen by the members to ensure we fully understand the challenges and opportunities our industry faces. We work closely together to find solutions in order to build a sustainable industry that provides the raw materials our world needs.

Your membership enables the ICDA to fund a wide range of research and studies in support of the chrome industry, as well as other valued services including webinars, reports, conferences, and networking events.

What our members say

(Member survey 2021)

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are satisfied with the work delivered by ICDA

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think they have value from their annual membership fees

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are satisfied with the launch of the Responsible Chromium programme

Types of membership

Associate

€6442

 per year
Membership eligibility

Associate membership is open to legal entities involved in the trading of chromium products and/or are involved in researching and promoting materials containing chromium.

Membership listing

Listed as an ICDA member on the ICDA website and in other ICDA relevant publications.

ICDA network introduction
Unlimited users
Weekly market update

A weekly newsletter service covering latest market trends worldwide and in China.

Discounted fees for events
ESG evaluation

ESG evaluation by a recognised third party.

Participation in ICDA committees and projects

Associate members may participate in ICDA committees and projects.

Full access to resources library

Full access to member resources (expert publications, market overviews, quarterly production and trade reports, quarterly market analysis, infographics, sustainability and scientific research publications).

ICDA Council member
Eligible to become an ICDA Council member (upon vote).
ICDA Presidency
Not eligible to become ICDA President.
General Assembly vote
Not eligible to vote at the ICDA General Assembly.

Ordinary

€7984

 per year

Membership eligibility
Ordinary membership is open to legal entities that are directly involved in the production and processing of chromium-containing materials for sale.
Membership listing

Listed as an ICDA member on the ICDA website and in other ICDA relevant publications.

ICDA network introduction
Unlimited users
Weekly market update

A weekly newsletter service covering latest market trends worldwide and in China.

Discounted fees for events
ESG evaluation

ESG evaluation by a recognised third party.

Participation in ICDA committees and projects

Ordinary members may participate in ICDA committees and projects.

Full access to resources library

Full access to member resources (expert publications, market overviews, quarterly production and trade reports, quarterly market analysis, infographics, sustainability and scientific research publications).

ICDA Council member
Eligible to become an ICDA Council member (upon vote).
ICDA Presidency

Eligible to become ICDA President (upon vote).

General Assembly vote
Eligible to vote at the ICDA General Assembly.

Affiliate

€2605

 per year

Membership eligibility

Affiliate membership is open to legal entities who are involved with chromium product end use with the exception of stainless steel producers, or in any capacity as a chromium industry service provider not covered in the Ordinary or Associate Membership categories.

Membership listing

Listed as an ICDA member on the ICDA website and in other ICDA relevant publications.

ICDA network introduction
Unlimited users
Weekly market update

A weekly newsletter service covering latest market trends worldwide and in China.

Discounted fees for events
ESG evaluation

ESG evaluation by a recognised third party.

Participation in ICDA committees and projects

Affiliate members may participate in ICDA committees and projects upon Council approval.

Restricted access to resources library

Access to member resources (expert publications, sustainability and scientific research publications).
Market research reports and data are excluded (upgrade to Associate membership to gain access).

ICDA Council member
Not eligible to become an ICDA Council member.
ICDA Presidency
Not eligible to become ICDA President.
General Assembly vote
Not eligible to vote at the ICDA General Assembly.

How to apply for membership

To join the ICDA applicants must first adhere to ICDA by-laws and Code of Conduct.

All prospective members must complete the application form for the appropriate membership category as well as the questionnaire. These documents can be downloaded below.

Upon signing the application prospective members accept to be bound by the by-laws and to comply with ICDA antitrust rules and Code of Conduct. ICDA reserves the right to review and, if appropriate, apply a different membership category, as per the applicant company’s activities.

Please print the application form and questionnaire and have your application signed and stamped by two current Ordinary Members of the Association that have a good standing within the ICDA. If you need any help with obtaining a signature, the ICDA team will be able to help.

Once completed, return your application and questionnaire to the ICDA. These will then be circulated to the ICDA Council which will decide on the membership. It is the sole right of the Council, deciding on a two-thirds majority of the elected Council Members, to accept a candidate for membership.

Membership is valid only upon payment of the first year’s fees, acceptance of the ICDA by-laws, the ICDA Code of Conduct and any rules set by the ICDA Council intended to promote good practice within the association.

For further information on becoming a member, or if you would like to discuss your membership application, please contact the ICDA Secretariat.

ICDA Membership Application Form

Application

ICDA Membership Questionnaire

Questionnaire

ICDA Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

ICDA By-laws

By-laws

ICDA Antitrust

Antitrust Policy

Our new members and why they joined ICDA

Grindrod
CCMA
Pelagic Resources
Harcan Engineering
Hebei
Voelpker Spezialprodukte
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Joining the ICDA will provide access to up-to-date information on the chrome industry, and HEBM hope ICDA can create more communication channels with the chromium industry. As a chromium ore major importer, HEBM is very happy to join ICDA and glad to participate in the committee activities. HEBM expect the ICDA as the great platform for exchange, to get exposure to a broader network of influencers in matters related to its business.

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Joining ICDA will provide us with timely policy information, production and market overviews and will help us better understanding the challenges to plan our business.

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Associate Member
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Joining the ICDA is a critical step for CCMA LLC to be able to provide our producer partners and end clients real time market updates. We welcome the opportunity to be able to communicate more with all members of this organisation.

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Associate Member
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Joining the ICDA will provide Pelagic with up-to-date information and a forum to interact with other market participants such as importers, exporters and supply chain solutions providers, especially in the field of specialty chrome ores. Pelagic is delighted to be joining the Association and looking forward to participating in the future events.

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Ordinary Member
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Our expectation is to work closely with the user industry to understand their needs and improve, improvise & innovate new logistics solutions / services to keep our offerings relevant and current with the changing needs of the industries, in line with companies century long reputation, heritage and organisational vision.

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