India takes steps to restrict copper, aluminum imports

FurAccording to the Indian Financial Express, the country is intending to take a leaf out of the European Union’s book and introducing an import surveillance scheme for aluminum and copper imports. Does your company have an aluminum buying strategy based on current aluminum price trends? India’s rising copper, aluminum imports Like the E.U.’s scheme, the…

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FurAccording to the Indian Financial Express, the country is intending to take a leaf out of the European Union’s book and introducing an import surveillance scheme for aluminum and copper imports. Does your company have an aluminum buying strategy based on current aluminum price trends? India’s rising copper, aluminum imports Like the E.U.’s scheme, the...

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Aluminum MMI: SHFE, LME arbitrage influenced by weaker U.S. dollar

The Aluminum Monthly Metals Index (MMI) increased by 2.4% for this month’s MMI value. Want more from MetalMiner? We offer exclusive analyst commentary in our weekly, monthly, or quarterly updates – all metals, no sales fluff. Sign up today. SHFE, LME arbitrage LME and SHFE aluminum prices traded sideways this past month. The LME price…

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The Aluminum Monthly Metals Index (MMI) increased by 2.4% for this month’s MMI value. Want more from MetalMiner? We offer exclusive analyst commentary in our weekly, monthly, or quarterly updates – all metals, no sales fluff. Sign up today. SHFE, LME arbitrage LME and SHFE aluminum prices traded sideways this past month. The LME price...

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This Morning in Metals: India to limit copper, aluminum imports

This morning in metals news: India is looking to curb its imports of copper and aluminum; Rio Tinto and Turquoise Hill reached a financing agreement for the Oyu Tolgoi underground mine project; and Germany’s steel industry needs state aid. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more. India targets…

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This morning in metals news: India is looking to curb its imports of copper and aluminum; Rio Tinto and Turquoise Hill reached a financing agreement for the Oyu Tolgoi underground mine project; and Germany’s steel industry needs state aid. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more. India targets...

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Global aluminum output rises to 5.45M tons in July

Several metals prices have been on the rise this year, powered in part by China’s demand recovery (among other factors, including a weakening dollar). Copper, in particular, has been a fast riser this year. Aluminum, however, has not been as strong. Over the last month, the LME three-month aluminum price has gained 4.62%, according to…

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Several metals prices have been on the rise this year, powered in part by China’s demand recovery (among other factors, including a weakening dollar). Copper, in particular, has been a fast riser this year. Aluminum, however, has not been as strong. Over the last month, the LME three-month aluminum price has gained 4.62%, according to...

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European Commission launches investigation into flat-rolled aluminum from China

Following on from an investigation started in February, the European Commission has launched an anti-dumping investigation into imports of aluminum flat-rolled products from China. The trade group European Aluminium made the formal complaint to the European Commission. Stop obsessing about the actual forecasted aluminum price — it’s more important to spot the trend.  Products included,…

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Following on from an investigation started in February, the European Commission has launched an anti-dumping investigation into imports of aluminum flat-rolled products from China. The trade group European Aluminium made the formal complaint to the European Commission. Stop obsessing about the actual forecasted aluminum price — it’s more important to spot the trend.  Products included,...

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Week in Review: Trump targets Canadian aluminum; copper flattens; silver surges

This past week’s metals news covered everything from silver price movements to the copper price rise’s slowdown to the reimposition of tariffs on some Canadian aluminum. We also broke down President Donald Trump’s recent proclamation with respect to reimposing the Section 232 tariff on some Canadian aluminum. MetalMiner’s Stuart Burns delved into the concern expressed…

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This past week’s metals news covered everything from silver price movements to the copper price rise’s slowdown to the reimposition of tariffs on some Canadian aluminum. We also broke down President Donald Trump’s recent proclamation with respect to reimposing the Section 232 tariff on some Canadian aluminum. MetalMiner’s Stuart Burns delved into the concern expressed...

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Aluminum MMI: Chinese aluminum demand remains strong, imports surge

The aluminum price on the SHFE is outpacing its LME counterpart and Chinese demand for the metal remains strong.
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The aluminum price on the SHFE is outpacing its LME counterpart and Chinese demand for the metal remains strong.

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. steel capacity utilization reaches 60.4%

This morning in metals news: The U.S. steel sector posted another incremental increase in capacity utilization. Meanwhile, the Aluminum Association applauded a Department of Commerce decision regarding subsidies of imported aluminum sheet. Lastly, Alcoa criticized the Trump administration’s decision to reimpose the Section 232 aluminum tariff on imports from Canada. Steel sector capacity utilization rises…

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This morning in metals news: The U.S. steel sector posted another incremental increase in capacity utilization. Meanwhile, the Aluminum Association applauded a Department of Commerce decision regarding subsidies of imported aluminum sheet. Lastly, Alcoa criticized the Trump administration’s decision to reimpose the Section 232 aluminum tariff on imports from Canada. Steel sector capacity utilization rises...

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Aluminum is having a strong recovery in China

Aluminum does appear to be having a surprisingly strong post-pandemic recovery — in China, at least. Not that I am counting COVID-19 as beat. The pandemic is something we are going to have to live with, possibly for years to come. Some metals, like steel and stainless, are showing signs of strain. Aluminum, at least…

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Aluminum does appear to be having a surprisingly strong post-pandemic recovery — in China, at least. Not that I am counting COVID-19 as beat. The pandemic is something we are going to have to live with, possibly for years to come. Some metals, like steel and stainless, are showing signs of strain. Aluminum, at least...

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This Morning in Metals: Canadian P1020 aluminum exports to U.S. fall in July

This morning in metals news: the Aluminum Association of Canada reported the country’s aluminum exports to the U.S. have declined; Great Lakes region steel production is down this year; and the International Tin Association commented on Yunnan province’s tin stockpiling initiative. Canadian aluminum exports to the U.S. decline Canada’s aluminum exports to the U.S. are…

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This morning in metals news: the Aluminum Association of Canada reported the country’s aluminum exports to the U.S. have declined; Great Lakes region steel production is down this year; and the International Tin Association commented on Yunnan province’s tin stockpiling initiative. Canadian aluminum exports to the U.S. decline Canada’s aluminum exports to the U.S. are...

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