Rare Earths MMI: China merger forms rare earths giant

The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose by 1.7% for this month’s reading. We’re offering timely emails with exclusive analyst commentary and some best practice advice. Sign up here. China consolidates trio of rare earths units As Beijing has sought to control its domestic metals production in the form of state-directed company consolidation, it has…

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The Rare Earths Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose by 1.7% for this month’s reading. We’re offering timely emails with exclusive analyst commentary and some best practice advice. Sign up here. China consolidates trio of rare earths units As Beijing has sought to control its domestic metals production in the form of state-directed company consolidation, it has...

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This Morning in Metals: Aluminum prices rally; Rio Tinto to acquire lithium project; Biden signs proclamation adjusting steel imports

This morning in metals news: aluminum prices have rallied to close the year; Rio Tinto is acquiring a lithium mining project; and, lastly, the American Iron and Steel Institute commented on the president’s proclamation this week adjusting steel imports. See why technical analysis is a superior forecasting methodology over fundamental analysis and why it matters…

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This morning in metals news: aluminum prices have rallied to close the year; Rio Tinto is acquiring a lithium mining project; and, lastly, the American Iron and Steel Institute commented on the president’s proclamation this week adjusting steel imports. See why technical analysis is a superior forecasting methodology over fundamental analysis and why it matters...

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US, Japan to initiate talks on Section 232 steel, aluminum tariffs

The United States and Japan have agreed to initiate talks regarding the former’s Section 232 tariffs on Japanese steel and aluminum imports, Reuters reported this week. According to a report by AP, Japan’s industry ministry said Japan’s Industry Minister Koichi Hagiuda and U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo attended the meeting. However, a ministry official said…

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The United States and Japan have agreed to initiate talks regarding the former’s Section 232 tariffs on Japanese steel and aluminum imports, Reuters reported this week. According to a report by AP, Japan’s industry ministry said Japan’s Industry Minister Koichi Hagiuda and U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo attended the meeting. However, a ministry official said...

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US, EU deal on Section 232 tariffs calls for sustainability cooperation

As we predicted last month, the U.S. and E.U. have used the recent G20 summit in Rome to announce an end to hostilities over the steel and aluminum Section 232 tariffs imposed by the previous Trump administration and perpetuated by President Joe Biden. “We have agreed with the US to pause our steel and aluminium…

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As we predicted last month, the U.S. and E.U. have used the recent G20 summit in Rome to announce an end to hostilities over the steel and aluminum Section 232 tariffs imposed by the previous Trump administration and perpetuated by President Joe Biden. “We have agreed with the US to pause our steel and aluminium...

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This Morning in Metals: US, EU reach deal on Section 232 steel, aluminum tariffs

This morning in metals news: the U.S. and E.U. have struck a deal that will see to the former resuming imports of duty-free steel and aluminum from the E.U.; battery storage applications have shifted, the Energy Information Administration explained; an…

This morning in metals news: the U.S. and E.U. have struck a deal that will see to the former resuming imports of duty-free steel and aluminum from the E.U.; battery storage applications have shifted, the Energy Information Administration explained; and, lastly, compensation costs increased during Q3 2021. Want an occasional email from MetalMiner that highlights...

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What’s next for US Section 232 tariffs on EU steel, aluminum?

Talk of trade meetings are usually met with a yawn and click to the next news item. However, last week’s meeting between the E.U. and the U.S. in Pittsburgh may be one event worth following. Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and sign up for each…

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Talk of trade meetings are usually met with a yawn and click to the next news item. However, last week’s meeting between the E.U. and the U.S. in Pittsburgh may be one event worth following. Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and sign up for each...

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Department of Commerce launches Section 232 neodymium magnets probe

The Department of Commerce has initiated a Section 232 investigation covering neodymium-iron-boron magnets, the department announced Sept. 24. We’re offering timely emails with exclusive analyst commentary and some best practice advice. Sign up here. Section 232 investigation to cover neodymium magnets The Trump administration used Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to…

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The Department of Commerce has initiated a Section 232 investigation covering neodymium-iron-boron magnets, the department announced Sept. 24. We’re offering timely emails with exclusive analyst commentary and some best practice advice. Sign up here. Section 232 investigation to cover neodymium magnets The Trump administration used Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to...

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Steel market in US, Europe remains tight

The steel market is running two diverging narratives. In the U.S., the market remains extremely tight. Mill lead times are out to the end of this year. Furthermore, prices are set to stay high into 2022. The situation is not dissimilar in Europe. In Eu…

The steel market is running two diverging narratives. In the U.S., the market remains extremely tight. Mill lead times are out to the end of this year. Furthermore, prices are set to stay high into 2022. The situation is not dissimilar in Europe. In Europe, the steel market is seeing a similar post-pandemic bounceback, supply...

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This Morning in Metals: Court dismisses challenge to Section 232 duties on Canadian steel

This morning in metals news: the U.S. Court of International Trade granted defendants’ motion for partial dismissal of a challenge to the U.S.’s Section 232 duties on Canadian steel; the Midwest is the heart of U.S. wind capacity; and, lastly, U.S. Steel released its second-quarter guidance. Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific…

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This morning in metals news: the U.S. Court of International Trade granted defendants’ motion for partial dismissal of a challenge to the U.S.’s Section 232 duties on Canadian steel; the Midwest is the heart of U.S. wind capacity; and, lastly, U.S. Steel released its second-quarter guidance. Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific...

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EPI white paper: Section 232 boosted aluminum industry investment, jobs

Over three years later, analysis, assessments and calls for removal or maintenance continue to pour in with respect to the former Trump administration’s Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum. In 2018, former President Donald Trump used Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum of 25%…

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Over three years later, analysis, assessments and calls for removal or maintenance continue to pour in with respect to the former Trump administration’s Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum. In 2018, former President Donald Trump used Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum of 25%...

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