China’s aluminum supply chain trauma on the heels of the coronavirus outbreak

A recent article by respected Reuters columnist Andy Home reports on the impact of the coronavirus, COVID-19, on the supply-demand balance in China, the world’s largest consumer and producer of aluminum, and the ramifications steps taken to contain the virus could have for the market. Request a 30-minute demo of the MetalMiner Insights platform now….

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A recent article by respected Reuters columnist Andy Home reports on the impact of the coronavirus, COVID-19, on the supply-demand balance in China, the world’s largest consumer and producer of aluminum, and the ramifications steps taken to contain the virus could have for the market. Request a 30-minute demo of the MetalMiner Insights platform now....

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Supply chain vulnerability exposed by coronavirus outbreak in China

If the new coronavirus, COVID-19, has shown anything — apart from the risks of eating certain types of meat — it is the vulnerability of supply chains. All the metals intelligence you need in one user-friendly platform with unlimited usage – Request a MetalMiner Insights platform demo An Economist article last week explored the impact…

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If the new coronavirus, COVID-19, has shown anything — apart from the risks of eating certain types of meat — it is the vulnerability of supply chains. All the metals intelligence you need in one user-friendly platform with unlimited usage – Request a MetalMiner Insights platform demo An Economist article last week explored the impact...

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Tesla downgrades battery range to make car prices more competitive

The electric vehicle (EV) market is facing significant headwinds. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly metal buying outlook On the one hand, consumer anxiety over EVs’ limited range and extended recharge periods is making the majority reluctant to commit. High vehicle prices are not helping; significant uptake is only…

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The electric vehicle (EV) market is facing significant headwinds. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly metal buying outlook On the one hand, consumer anxiety over EVs’ limited range and extended recharge periods is making the majority reluctant to commit. High vehicle prices are not helping; significant uptake is only...

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China’s growing domination of base metals continues

A recent Reuters article suggests China’s domination of the base metals market was marching on relentlessly prior to the coronavirus outbreak. MetalMiner’s monthly buying outlook reports give you pricing and specific buying strategies for 10 metal types. Request your trial now. The headline, “China’s copper imports and aluminium consumption to drop again in 2020,” suggested…

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A recent Reuters article suggests China’s domination of the base metals market was marching on relentlessly prior to the coronavirus outbreak. MetalMiner’s monthly buying outlook reports give you pricing and specific buying strategies for 10 metal types. Request your trial now. The headline, “China’s copper imports and aluminium consumption to drop again in 2020,” suggested...

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Europe’s stock markets remain strangely sanguine despite lackluster growth

The Financial Times reported the eurozone’s economy is growing at the slowest rate since the bloc’s debt crisis seven years ago, according to data published late last week. Metal prices fluctuate. Key is knowing when and how much to buy with MetalMiner Outlook. Request a free trial. The Eurozone grew at a quarterly rate of…

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The Financial Times reported the eurozone’s economy is growing at the slowest rate since the bloc’s debt crisis seven years ago, according to data published late last week. Metal prices fluctuate. Key is knowing when and how much to buy with MetalMiner Outlook. Request a free trial. The Eurozone grew at a quarterly rate of...

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Iron ore pushes higher despite sluggish steel demand, coronavirus measures

On the face of it, there appears to be a disconnect between the state of China’s steel market and the price of seaborne iron ore. Metal prices fluctuate. Key is knowing when and how much to buy with MetalMiner Outlook. Request a free trial. As Reuters observes, China’s steel industry is already feeling the pain…

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On the face of it, there appears to be a disconnect between the state of China’s steel market and the price of seaborne iron ore. Metal prices fluctuate. Key is knowing when and how much to buy with MetalMiner Outlook. Request a free trial. As Reuters observes, China’s steel industry is already feeling the pain...

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Finally, the E.U. is looking at anti-dumping duties on Chinese aluminum

Aluminum extrusions from China are currently subject to anti-dumping duties in the U.S., Canada, Australia and, for a more unique reason of its own, Vietnam, Aluminium Insider reported. Metal prices fluctuate. Key is knowing when and how much to buy wi…

Aluminum extrusions from China are currently subject to anti-dumping duties in the U.S., Canada, Australia and, for a more unique reason of its own, Vietnam, Aluminium Insider reported. Metal prices fluctuate. Key is knowing when and how much to buy with MetalMiner Outlook. Request a free trial. But despite repeated complaints from the industry and...

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China’s steel industry likely to see cutbacks as stocks rise amid coronavirus crisis

Not surprisingly, the steel sector in China is one of many going through acute uncertainty at the moment over fears the coronavirus spreading from Wuhan is still not under control. As a result, it is becoming increasingly apparent steel demand is going to be down for some time to come. MetalMiner’s monthly buying outlook reports…

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Not surprisingly, the steel sector in China is one of many going through acute uncertainty at the moment over fears the coronavirus spreading from Wuhan is still not under control. As a result, it is becoming increasingly apparent steel demand is going to be down for some time to come. MetalMiner’s monthly buying outlook reports...

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Automakers Geely, Volvo to merge and list

As if to underline the more dynamic and entrepreneurial nature of private sector firms, Geely Auto Group in China is set to create what many are describing as China’s first global car maker. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly metal buying outlook Part of China’s big three private car…

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As if to underline the more dynamic and entrepreneurial nature of private sector firms, Geely Auto Group in China is set to create what many are describing as China’s first global car maker. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly metal buying outlook Part of China’s big three private car...

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What’s next for U.K. car manufacturing after Brexit?

One of U.S. President Donald Trump’s objectives when applying high import tariffs to steel, aluminum and, now, downstream products was to support domestic producers by making it economically more attractive to produce locally than to import. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly metal buying outlook An unexpected, or at…

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One of U.S. President Donald Trump’s objectives when applying high import tariffs to steel, aluminum and, now, downstream products was to support domestic producers by making it economically more attractive to produce locally than to import. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly metal buying outlook An unexpected, or at...

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