Global aluminum market in surplus, paced by rising Chinese production

As the World Bureau of Metal Statistics (WBMS) will tell you, the global aluminum market reached a surplus of 1,603 kt in the January to September 2020 period. That tripled the surplus of 480 kt recorded for the whole of 2019. Do you know the five best…

As the World Bureau of Metal Statistics (WBMS) will tell you, the global aluminum market reached a surplus of 1,603 kt in the January to September 2020 period. That tripled the surplus of 480 kt recorded for the whole of 2019. Do you know the five best practices of sourcing metals, including aluminum? Global aluminum...

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Aluminum prices rise despite increasing global primary aluminum output

As we noted yesterday, aluminum prices have continued to rise — this in spite of increasing global aluminum production. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more. Global aluminum production rises 3.5% According to the latest data from the International Aluminum Institute, global aluminum production rose 3.5% in October…

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As we noted yesterday, aluminum prices have continued to rise — this in spite of increasing global aluminum production. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more. Global aluminum production rises 3.5% According to the latest data from the International Aluminum Institute, global aluminum production rose 3.5% in October...

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This Morning in Metals: Aluminum price continues to surge

This morning in metals news: the LME three-month aluminum price has continued to rise in the leadup to the Thanksgiving holiday; Rio Tinto signed a new agreement to strengthen its partnership with China’s Tsinghua University; and, lastly, New York state is one of the U.S. leaders in renewable energy generation. Sign up today for Gunpowder,…

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This morning in metals news: the LME three-month aluminum price has continued to rise in the leadup to the Thanksgiving holiday; Rio Tinto signed a new agreement to strengthen its partnership with China’s Tsinghua University; and, lastly, New York state is one of the U.S. leaders in renewable energy generation. Sign up today for Gunpowder,...

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Aluminum MMI: Aluminum prices continue to receive support

This month the Aluminum Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose by 3.5%, as the aluminum price made gains in October. Are you prepared for your annual aluminum contract negotiations? Be sure to check out our five best practices.  Aluminum prices and demand increase The LME aluminum price reached a 17-month high on Oct. 16 at $1,863.50/mt….

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This month the Aluminum Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose by 3.5%, as the aluminum price made gains in October. Are you prepared for your annual aluminum contract negotiations? Be sure to check out our five best practices.  Aluminum prices and demand increase The LME aluminum price reached a 17-month high on Oct. 16 at $1,863.50/mt....

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This Morning in Metals: Steel capacity utilization rate reaches 70.4%

This morning in metals news: the U.S. steel sector’s capacity utilization rate for the week ended Oct. 31 jumped to 70.4%; Cleveland-Cliffs said the Trump administration will take action under Section 232 vis-a-vis imports of laminations and imported grain-oriented electrical steel (GOES); and, finally, the LME three-month primary aluminum price picked up to start the…

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This morning in metals news: the U.S. steel sector’s capacity utilization rate for the week ended Oct. 31 jumped to 70.4%; Cleveland-Cliffs said the Trump administration will take action under Section 232 vis-a-vis imports of laminations and imported grain-oriented electrical steel (GOES); and, finally, the LME three-month primary aluminum price picked up to start the...

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This Morning in Metals: Aluminum price retraces below $1,800/mt

This morning in metals news: The aluminum price retraced this week General Iron is building a new metal shredding home in Chicago Finally, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported estimates on undiscovered Gulf Coast Basin oil reserves The M…

This morning in metals news: The aluminum price retraced this week General Iron is building a new metal shredding home in Chicago Finally, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported estimates on undiscovered Gulf Coast Basin oil reserves The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with a complete understanding...

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Aluminum can market fizzes amid struggle to meet surging demand

Aerospace may be down, automotive is coming back, albeit going through immense change from internal combustion engine (ICE) to electric vehicles (EVs), but one sector of the aluminum market that is brewing up a storm is the aluminum can market. Are you…

Aerospace may be down, automotive is coming back, albeit going through immense change from internal combustion engine (ICE) to electric vehicles (EVs), but one sector of the aluminum market that is brewing up a storm is the aluminum can market. Are you prepared for your annual aluminum contract negotiations? Be sure to check out our...

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China is leading the metals rebound

A relatively swift exit from pandemic lockdowns and the impact of stimulus-led infrastructure investment have powered China’s metals rebound. Furthermore, the Shanghai Futures Exchange has continued its summer disconnect from the London Metal Exchange aluminum price, which started in April of this year. The resulting arbitrage window has sucked in imports of aluminum primary and…

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A relatively swift exit from pandemic lockdowns and the impact of stimulus-led infrastructure investment have powered China’s metals rebound. Furthermore, the Shanghai Futures Exchange has continued its summer disconnect from the London Metal Exchange aluminum price, which started in April of this year. The resulting arbitrage window has sucked in imports of aluminum primary and...

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Aluminum MMI: SHFE, LME trade sideways; India, Europe look to protect domestic industries

This month the Aluminum Monthly Metals Index (MMI) remained flat for this month’s index value, as the SHFE aluminum price and its LME counterpart trended sideways this past month. Do you use cost breakdowns in your aluminum negotiations? See other tips in negotiating with mills and service centers.  SHFE, LME prices behavior The SHFE aluminum…

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This month the Aluminum Monthly Metals Index (MMI) remained flat for this month’s index value, as the SHFE aluminum price and its LME counterpart trended sideways this past month. Do you use cost breakdowns in your aluminum negotiations? See other tips in negotiating with mills and service centers.  SHFE, LME prices behavior The SHFE aluminum...

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Amid rising metals export profile, could India be the next China?

No, we don’t mean that much-vaunted but still distant dream of India becoming a second China economically — the disparity expands rather than contracts with time — but rather could India become a pariah state after China in terms of feeling the pain of anti-dumping duties, quotas, and tariffs (particularly with respect to Indian metal…

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No, we don’t mean that much-vaunted but still distant dream of India becoming a second China economically — the disparity expands rather than contracts with time — but rather could India become a pariah state after China in terms of feeling the pain of anti-dumping duties, quotas, and tariffs (particularly with respect to Indian metal...

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