U.S. ups the ante in Boeing-Airbus subsidy saga

Airbus and Boeing — or, more reasonably, Brussels and Washington — are still at it, haggling over subsidies both sides have received over the decades. The action and counteractions, originally started by the U.S. to stem what it saw as a rising European rival to Boeing’s dominance, has been rumbling on for 16 years. Both…

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Airbus and Boeing — or, more reasonably, Brussels and Washington — are still at it, haggling over subsidies both sides have received over the decades. The action and counteractions, originally started by the U.S. to stem what it saw as a rising European rival to Boeing’s dominance, has been rumbling on for 16 years. Both...

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What does China’s environment pledge mean for its massive steel sector?

According to the Financial Times, China’s President Xi Jinping surprised the global community by announcing last month a hugely ambitious plan to improve China’s environment and make the country carbon-neutral by 2060. In addition, he said the country’s emissions would peak before 2030. But does this really mean anything? If it does, what impact will…

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According to the Financial Times, China’s President Xi Jinping surprised the global community by announcing last month a hugely ambitious plan to improve China’s environment and make the country carbon-neutral by 2060. In addition, he said the country’s emissions would peak before 2030. But does this really mean anything? If it does, what impact will...

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Raw Steels MMI: Steel market recovery shows strength

The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) increased 2.8% for this month’s index value amid a steel market recovery. Stop obsessing about the actual forecasted steel price. It’s more important to spot the trend. See why. Steel market recovery All U.S. forms of steel prices increased throughout September. HRC, CRC and HDG prices increased rapidly…

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The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) increased 2.8% for this month’s index value amid a steel market recovery. Stop obsessing about the actual forecasted steel price. It’s more important to spot the trend. See why. Steel market recovery All U.S. forms of steel prices increased throughout September. HRC, CRC and HDG prices increased rapidly...

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The nickel market is set for major disruption

There is a looming crisis in the nickel market. Some would argue it’s a good problem to have. Demand is set to rise on the back of increasing uptake of electric and hybrid vehicles through this decade. More and more governments will mandate the production of electric vehicles (EVs) over internal combustion engine (ICE) autos….

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There is a looming crisis in the nickel market. Some would argue it’s a good problem to have. Demand is set to rise on the back of increasing uptake of electric and hybrid vehicles through this decade. More and more governments will mandate the production of electric vehicles (EVs) over internal combustion engine (ICE) autos....

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Global Precious MMI: Precious metals retrace after Trump’s announcement on stimulus

The Global Precious Monthly Metals Index (MMI) retraced 2.2% for this month’s index reading, as the gold price and the silver price both lost previous gains. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with a complete understanding of the fundamental factors driving prices and a detailed forecast that can be…

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The Global Precious Monthly Metals Index (MMI) retraced 2.2% for this month’s index reading, as the gold price and the silver price both lost previous gains. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with a complete understanding of the fundamental factors driving prices and a detailed forecast that can be...

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Rare Earths MMI: Executive order takes aim at U.S. critical mineral import dependence

The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) posted no movement for this month’s index reading, as President Donald Trump signed an executive order that aims to strengthen the domestic mining industry and mitigate dependence on foreign sources of critical minerals. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more. New…

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The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) posted no movement for this month’s index reading, as President Donald Trump signed an executive order that aims to strengthen the domestic mining industry and mitigate dependence on foreign sources of critical minerals. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter featuring news, analysis and more. New...

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Construction MMI: August 2020 construction spending up 1.4%

The Construction Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held flat this month, showing no movement from last month’s index value, as August 2020 construction spending picked up from the previous month. See why technical analysis is a superior forecasting methodology over fundamental analysis and why it matters for your steel buy. August 2020 construction spending August 2020…

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The Construction Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held flat this month, showing no movement from last month’s index value, as August 2020 construction spending picked up from the previous month. See why technical analysis is a superior forecasting methodology over fundamental analysis and why it matters for your steel buy. August 2020 construction spending August 2020...

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Automotive MMI: Despite low inventory, Q3 2020 automotive sales show improvement

The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) gained 2.2% for this month’s index value, as Q3 2020 automotive sales showcased some basis for optimism. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with a complete understanding of the fundamental factors driving prices and a detailed forecast that can be used when…

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The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) gained 2.2% for this month’s index value, as Q3 2020 automotive sales showcased some basis for optimism. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with a complete understanding of the fundamental factors driving prices and a detailed forecast that can be used when...

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U.S.-based ArcVera Renewables enters India’s renewable energy storage market

India’s renewable energy sector, the fourth-most attractive renewable energy market in the world today, is all set to get a new player. U.S.-based ArcVera Renewables, which specializes in consulting and technical services, has announced its entry into India’s solar, wind and hybrid energy storage market. ArcVera has opened up an office in Bengaluru in the…

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India’s renewable energy sector, the fourth-most attractive renewable energy market in the world today, is all set to get a new player. U.S.-based ArcVera Renewables, which specializes in consulting and technical services, has announced its entry into India’s solar, wind and hybrid energy storage market. ArcVera has opened up an office in Bengaluru in the...

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The case for globalization is on shakier ground

The widely, if not universally, held belief that globalization is a win-win panacea for growth has never looked shakier. While President Donald Trump has led the charge on calling out the failings of unfettered engagement with China and all that entail…

The widely, if not universally, held belief that globalization is a win-win panacea for growth has never looked shakier. While President Donald Trump has led the charge on calling out the failings of unfettered engagement with China and all that entails in terms of loss of manufacturing capability and sharing of hard-won technology, he is...

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