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    The Fastmarkets Battery Cost Index provides a monthly modelled-cost tracker for various NCM and LFP cells across different countries

    The consumption of steel scrap in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was expected to rise sharply in the coming years amid expansions in steelmaker capacities to feed greater steel demand

    In a bold move questioned by most in the marketplace this week, five of the six largest North American containerboard and corrugated box companies announced containerboard price increases for Jan. 1. The $70/ton and $75/ton brown linerboard increase, if implemented, would be the first one in almost two years for the domestic market in the […]

    Strong export activities contribute to spike

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    An interview with Patrick Lynch, founder of Bioledger

    Watch this interview with Smurfit Kappa’s chief sustainability officer, Garret Quinn, to learn more about the company’s sustainability initiatives and the sustainability challenges ahead

    Will paper demand continue to fall and how will capacity rationalization impact paper prices in the European market? Watch the full video interview with our director of European packaging and graphic paper, Alejandro Mata Lopez, here

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    A market shift in focus from soy meal to oil is affecting the cost of feed

    Fastmarkets experts share lithium forecasts, data and interactive price charts to demonstrate the ever-changing battery materials landscape and make some key predictions for the future of the lithium market

    Access the replay and read five key takeaways from our recent webinar ‘Housing at a crossroads: Why near-term pain could be short lived’

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    We recognize the importance of being clear about our price assessment and index process. Our independently audited pricing process aligns with core IOSCO principles. Find out how our price reporters and analysts assess and forecast prices in agriculture, forest products and metals

    In Hotter Commodities, special correspondent Andrea Hotter cuts to the chase on the biggest stories impacting the natural resources sector, what it means for the markets, and what the key risks and opportunities are.

    Fastmarkets combines the commodity intelligence of these familiar names:

    Metal Bulletin • American Metal Market • Scrap Price Bulletin • Industrial Minerals • RISI • FOEX • The Jacobsen • Agricensus • Random Lengths • FastMarkets and more