LME Week 2023

News, insights, analysis and forecasts from LME Week 2023

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Welcome to our LME Week content hub. Your ultimate source for in-depth insights, updates and analysis surrounding one of the most significant events in the global metals industry calendar. This central hub offers news, expert commentary and exclusive interviews with industry leaders.

Our comprehensive coverage will keep you informed about the latest trends, market shifts and critical discussions taking place during this pivotal week. Explore insights on the landscape of metals trading, investment opportunities and the sustainable future of the metals, mining and battery materials markets.

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Indonesia is to increase its dominance in global nickel supply within the next five years, amid an ongoing growth in capacity in the country

The base-metals commodity markets are going through an “unprecedented” period, Saad Rahim, chief economist at global trader Trafigura, said at the London Metal Exchange’s own metals seminar which started the 2023 LME Week event in London on Monday October 9

Nickel metal produced in China has appeared in the London Metal Exchange warehouse system for the first time since the exchange began reporting its country-of-origin data in January 2023

Under the European Green Deal, the European Commission proposed a new EU target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared with the levels emitted in 1990

The price of copper and capital costs will be central to Freeport-McMoRan’s decision on the timing of an expansion at its Bagdad copper operation in the US state of Arizona, the president of the US producer told Fastmarkets

China’s premium for copper cathode imports increased after the country’s golden week holiday from September 29 to October, supported amid favorable import conditions, while the premium in the US copper market came under pressure due to excess supply, sources said

Read about our recent price launches

Read more about our green steel Asia differential, the region’s first green steel benchmark aimed at serving the East Asia market

Fastmarkets has launched MB-NI-0253 nickel sulfate, in-whs Rotterdam, $ per tonne and MB-NI-0254 nickel sulfate premium, in-whs Rotterdam, $ per tonne on Friday September 1.

Fastmarkets will launch two weekly assessments of spot prices for European aluminium pressure diecasting ingot, DIN 230 and DIN 239, sold on a delivered basis in euros per tonne, every Friday.

Fastmarkets is launching an assessment of the lithium payable as part of its set of weekly price assessments for black mass, CIF South Korea, starting on Wednesday August 16.

Fastmarkets has launched two new Green Steel prices for the European domestic market, starting Thursday June 8.

Fastmarkets launched weekly payable indicators for black mass in South Korea, starting on Wednesday May 17.

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