The alloy surcharge increased significantly in September ( AISI 304 + 175 Eur/t, AISI 316L + 237 Eur/t). The reason is that the price of nickel on the London Stock Exchange LME today is $ 18,790 per tonne, the highest figure since September 2014. Behind this increase is Indonesia's announcement that from next year will stop the export of nickel ores. Indonesia is the largest producer of these ores in the world. Nickel prices on the London Stock Exchange have risen by 75 percent since the beginning of this year, it is expected further growth to $ 20,000 per tonne.