This Morning in Metals: Copper demand to fall 5.4% this year, IWCC says

This morning in metals news, copper demand is set to take a fall this year, iron ore prices are getting a boost and the Pilbara Ports Authority announced new risk-assessment measures. Copper demand decline According to the International Wrought Copper …

This morning in metals news, copper demand is set to take a fall this year, iron ore prices are getting a boost and the Pilbara Ports Authority announced new risk-assessment measures. Copper demand decline According to the International Wrought Copper Council, global copper demand this year is expected to decline by 5.4%, Kitco News reported....

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This Morning in Metals: Cleveland-Cliffs to raise flat-rolled steel prices

This morning in metals news, Cleveland-Cliffs announced plans to increase its flat-rolled steel prices, China’s copper inventories have declined and the iron ore price moved up near $100 per ton Thursday. Cleveland-Cliffs to raise flat-rolled steel prices Cleveland-Cliffs, which this year acquired steelmaker AK Steel, plans to raise its prices for flat-rolled steel by at…

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This morning in metals news, Cleveland-Cliffs announced plans to increase its flat-rolled steel prices, China’s copper inventories have declined and the iron ore price moved up near $100 per ton Thursday. Cleveland-Cliffs to raise flat-rolled steel prices Cleveland-Cliffs, which this year acquired steelmaker AK Steel, plans to raise its prices for flat-rolled steel by at...

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This Morning in Metals: LME copper surges to start the week

This morning in metals news, the copper price jumped Monday, Germany’s Thyssenkrupp is reportedly in talks to consolidate its loss-making steel business and the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine needs $1.5 billion in capital costs. Copper prices make gains to start the week LME copper Monday jumped as much as 2.7%, Reuters reported, buoyed by the…

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This morning in metals news, the copper price jumped Monday, Germany’s Thyssenkrupp is reportedly in talks to consolidate its loss-making steel business and the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine needs $1.5 billion in capital costs. Copper prices make gains to start the week LME copper Monday jumped as much as 2.7%, Reuters reported, buoyed by the...

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This Morning in Metals: Copper headed for weekly price drop

This morning in metals news, copper prices were up Friday but expected to be down for the week, Rusal says the aluminum market recovery could stretch into next year and JW Aluminum’s CEO weighed in on potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on U.S. businesses’ sourcing strategy. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis…

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This morning in metals news, copper prices were up Friday but expected to be down for the week, Rusal says the aluminum market recovery could stretch into next year and JW Aluminum’s CEO weighed in on potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on U.S. businesses’ sourcing strategy. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis...

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This Morning in Metals: Ford to restart U.K. operations May 18

This morning in metals news, Ford plans to restart its operations in the U.K. on Monday, Glencore comments on the COVID-19 crisis’ impact on copper and a Chilean industry group forecast a copper surplus of 200,000 tons this year. Ford to restart U.K. operations In addition to restarting its North American operations, Ford Motor Co….

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This morning in metals news, Ford plans to restart its operations in the U.K. on Monday, Glencore comments on the COVID-19 crisis’ impact on copper and a Chilean industry group forecast a copper surplus of 200,000 tons this year. Ford to restart U.K. operations In addition to restarting its North American operations, Ford Motor Co....

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Copper MMI: Copper prices show tentative signs of bounce-back

The Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) moved up 4.8% this month. Copper price shows signs of recovery While the copper price has not quite recovered to pre-coronavirus levels, the metal made significant gains through the course of April. Looking for met…

The Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) moved up 4.8% this month. Copper price shows signs of recovery While the copper price has not quite recovered to pre-coronavirus levels, the metal made significant gains through the course of April. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today!...

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This Morning in Metals: Copper prices rise to eight-week high

This morning in metals news, copper prices have made gains, some General Motors parts plants will resume production this week and the Pilbara Ports Authority reported port data for April. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one eas…

This morning in metals news, copper prices have made gains, some General Motors parts plants will resume production this week and the Pilbara Ports Authority reported port data for April. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! Copper prices make gains Copper prices rose to...

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Week in Review: Challenges ahead for shipping; automakers prep restarts; aluminum prices

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including coverage of: automotive sales, U.S. construction spending, aluminum prices on the SHFE and LME, and gold’s growing premium over silver. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in…

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Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including coverage of: automotive sales, U.S. construction spending, aluminum prices on the SHFE and LME, and gold’s growing premium over silver. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in...

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To the chagrin of domestic producers, India becomes net importer of copper

The COVID-19 pandemic — and even conditions prior to that — has turned India into a net importer of copper, with at 132,445 tons imported between April 2019 and January 2020. According to a new report, at least 65% of India’s copper needs were provided by imports, especially from Japan, the Times of India reported….

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The COVID-19 pandemic — and even conditions prior to that — has turned India into a net importer of copper, with at 132,445 tons imported between April 2019 and January 2020. According to a new report, at least 65% of India’s copper needs were provided by imports, especially from Japan, the Times of India reported....

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Week in Review: Copper production; China’s road to recovery; quarterly output updates

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including coverage of: copper production; aluminum tariff exclusion reform; the nickel market; global steel production; and much more. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire…

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Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including coverage of: copper production; aluminum tariff exclusion reform; the nickel market; global steel production; and much more. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire...

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