After lengthy House approval process, Senate swiftly approves USMCA

The successor to the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement, dubbed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), has now made its way through both chambers of the U.S. Congress. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-…

The successor to the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement, dubbed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), has now made its way through both chambers of the U.S. Congress. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! In December, the White House and House Democrats reached a...

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With first phase in the books, U.S.-China trade talks shift to next stage

The escalation in U.S.-China trade relations appeared to take a brief pause Wednesday when U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed what has been billed as a “Phase One” trade agreement between the world’s two largest economies. “Today we take a momentous step, one that has never been taken before with…

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The escalation in U.S.-China trade relations appeared to take a brief pause Wednesday when U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed what has been billed as a “Phase One” trade agreement between the world’s two largest economies. “Today we take a momentous step, one that has never been taken before with...

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January MMI Report: Steel prices rise, copper gains capped by demand concerns

The January 2020 Monthly Metals Index (MMI) report is in the books, including coverage of rising steel prices, U.S. automotive sales, construction spending and much more. This month, all 10 of the MMIs increased. The GOES, Rare Earths and Global Precious MMIs were the biggest risers, surging by 19.1%, 5.3% and 4.5%, respectively. Keep up to…

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The January 2020 Monthly Metals Index (MMI) report is in the books, including coverage of rising steel prices, U.S. automotive sales, construction spending and much more. This month, all 10 of the MMIs increased. The GOES, Rare Earths and Global Precious MMIs were the biggest risers, surging by 19.1%, 5.3% and 4.5%, respectively. Keep up to...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S.-China phase one trade deal to be signed today

This morning in metals news, the U.S. and China will ink the previously agreed “phase one” trade deal today, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is expected to be up for a vote in the U.S. Senate soon and China’s steel mills may be looking away from higher-grade iron ores. Looking for metal price forecasting and…

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This morning in metals news, the U.S. and China will ink the previously agreed “phase one” trade deal today, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is expected to be up for a vote in the U.S. Senate soon and China’s steel mills may be looking away from higher-grade iron ores. Looking for metal price forecasting and...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. steel capacity utilization rate hits 82.1%

This morning in metals news, the U.S. steel sector’s capacity utilization rate reached 82.1% as of Jan. 11, Pilbara Ports Authority throughput in December 2019 rose 2% and the U.S. removed the label of currency manipulator it had imposed on China last year. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform?…

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This morning in metals news, the U.S. steel sector’s capacity utilization rate reached 82.1% as of Jan. 11, Pilbara Ports Authority throughput in December 2019 rose 2% and the U.S. removed the label of currency manipulator it had imposed on China last year. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform?...

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Monday deadline looms for comments on E.U. copper products facing 100% tariff rate

Following from the long-running case recently won by the U.S. over whether the European Union (E.U.) provided Airbus with subsidies, on Dec. 2 the World Trade Organization (WTO) rejected the E.U.’s claim that subsidies were no longer provided to Airbus. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner…

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Following from the long-running case recently won by the U.S. over whether the European Union (E.U.) provided Airbus with subsidies, on Dec. 2 the World Trade Organization (WTO) rejected the E.U.’s claim that subsidies were no longer provided to Airbus. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner...

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Week in Review: U.S. auto sales, aluminum prices and U.S.-Iran tensions

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals coverage here on MetalMiner, including: a natural gas transit deal between Russia and Ukraine; aluminum prices; the impact of escalating U.S.-Iran tensions on oil prices; and the copper demand picture. Looking for metal price…

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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 coverage here on MetalMiner, including: a natural gas transit deal between Russia and Ukraine; aluminum prices; the impact of escalating U.S.-Iran tensions on oil prices; and the copper demand picture. Looking for metal price...

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This Morning in Metals: European Commission president says E.U.-U.K. trade deal ‘impossible’ by end of 2020

This morning in metals news, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said a trade deal with the U.K. will be “impossible” by the end of the year, the Chilean government won’t offer funds to help copper producer Codelco make needed upgrades and state regulators in Indiana say ArcelorMittal has been manipulating test results on…

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This morning in metals news, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said a trade deal with the U.K. will be “impossible” by the end of the year, the Chilean government won’t offer funds to help copper producer Codelco make needed upgrades and state regulators in Indiana say ArcelorMittal has been manipulating test results on...

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This Morning in Metals: Senate committee approval moves USMCA one step closer to ratification

This morning in metals news, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) received a bipartisan push from the Senate Finance Committee, average retail gasoline prices in 2019 were down compared with the previous year and iron ore futures in China …

This morning in metals news, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) received a bipartisan push from the Senate Finance Committee, average retail gasoline prices in 2019 were down compared with the previous year and iron ore futures in China reached an over five-month high. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform?...

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Tensions ease as U.S. presidential election looms ever larger

As we head into not just a new year but a new decade, we could be forgiven for thinking we are in much better shape than we were a year ago. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Ins…

As we head into not just a new year but a new decade, we could be forgiven for thinking we are in much better shape than we were a year ago. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! The British have overwhelmingly affirmed their intent...

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