ICSG: Copper deficit at 385K tons through first 11 months of 2019

According to the International Copper Study Group, the global copper market was in deficit by approximately 385,000 tons through the first 11 months of 2019. Generate hard savings on your metal buys year-round; trial MetalMiner’s monthly outlook report The LME three-month copper price built some upward momentum in late 2019 and the first two weeks…

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According to the International Copper Study Group, the global copper market was in deficit by approximately 385,000 tons through the first 11 months of 2019. Generate hard savings on your metal buys year-round; trial MetalMiner’s monthly outlook report The LME three-month copper price built some upward momentum in late 2019 and the first two weeks...

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Copper MMI: Uncertain demand after coronavirus outbreak reverses copper price gains

The Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) dropped six points this month to 70, a new long-term low, although close in value to October 2019’s reading of 71. Metal prices fluctuate. Key is knowing when and how much to buy with MetalMiner Outlook. Request a free trial. LME copper prices rallied as January progressed then dropped…

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The Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) dropped six points this month to 70, a new long-term low, although close in value to October 2019’s reading of 71. Metal prices fluctuate. Key is knowing when and how much to buy with MetalMiner Outlook. Request a free trial. LME copper prices rallied as January progressed then dropped...

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Copper buyers call force majeure amid China’s efforts to control coronavirus outbreak

It probably had to happen at some stage. As we wrote recently, it isn’t the coronavirus epidemic as much as the response to it that is causing a collapse in supply chains. Generate hard savings on your metal buys year-round; trial MetalMiner’s monthly outlook report The decision to shut down roads and quarantine cities across…

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It probably had to happen at some stage. As we wrote recently, it isn’t the coronavirus epidemic as much as the response to it that is causing a collapse in supply chains. Generate hard savings on your metal buys year-round; trial MetalMiner’s monthly outlook report The decision to shut down roads and quarantine cities across...

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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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ILZSG: Lead, zinc in deficit through first 10 months of 2019

According to the International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG), global lead and zinc demand exceeded their respective supplies through the first 10 months of 2019. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inq…

According to the International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG), global lead and zinc demand exceeded their respective supplies through the first 10 months of 2019. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! Lead deficit reaches 81 KT Through the first 10 month of the...

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ICSG: Global copper market in deficit by 330K tons

According to the most recent report from the International Copper Study Group (ICSG), the global copper market through the first eight months of the year posted a deficit of 330,000 tons. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. Copper mine production slips…

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According to the most recent report from the International Copper Study Group (ICSG), the global copper market through the first eight months of the year posted a deficit of 330,000 tons. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. Copper mine production slips...

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Week in Review: ArcelorMittal Closures, Platinum Demand and a Call for a Section 232 Sunset

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 our coverage of: ArcelorMittal’s plant closure in South Africa, the oil price outlook, U.S. steel capacity utilization and steel prices, CAMMU’s call for a Section 232 sunset provision, and…

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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 our coverage of: ArcelorMittal’s plant closure in South Africa, the oil price outlook, U.S. steel capacity utilization and steel prices, CAMMU’s call for a Section 232 sunset provision, and...

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What Happened to the Nickel Supply Shortfall?

By most accounts, nickel has had a good run this year. Among a falling commodity market, nickel has been one of only a couple of metals products that have bucked the trend and seen strong gains. Nickel has jumped some 35% this year, largely on the back…

By most accounts, nickel has had a good run this year. Among a falling commodity market, nickel has been one of only a couple of metals products that have bucked the trend and seen strong gains. Nickel has jumped some 35% this year, largely on the back of supply-side fears. Looking for metal price forecasting...

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Goldman Sachs is Bullish on Oil Prices in the Long Term

Judging by the share price of shale oil and gas producers, you would think the industry is one from which to keep well away. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. Goldman Sachs, however, is recommending clients go long on the premise…

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Judging by the share price of shale oil and gas producers, you would think the industry is one from which to keep well away. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. Goldman Sachs, however, is recommending clients go long on the premise...

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Aluminum, Steel Demand Weakens in Northern Europe

The normally pragmatic Netherlands has been strangely agitated recently, as both the construction and agricultural industry have protested on the streets of the capital, the Hague, against the government’s measures for combating nitrogen and PFAS-based pollution. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook In itself this would barely be…

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The normally pragmatic Netherlands has been strangely agitated recently, as both the construction and agricultural industry have protested on the streets of the capital, the Hague, against the government’s measures for combating nitrogen and PFAS-based pollution. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook In itself this would barely be...

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