Base metals price forecast

Inform your base metals strategy with metals price forecasts and analysis for the global base metals industry

A forward-looking view of the base metals market to boost your business strategy

Whether you are a buyer or seller of base metals products, it’s important to keep track of the forces impacting market conditions and price movements.

Our global team of experts is deeply embedded in the base metals markets. Our expert analysis provides critical insights to help you predict future trends for win-win outcomes in your contract negotiations.

Fastmarkets base metals price forecasts and analysis can help you easily break down complex market conditions to understand the forces influencing price volatility – and act with confidence. Our market reflective price data allows you to support your decisions to the board, strategically position prices in negotiations and create winning business strategies.

How can our metals price forecasts help to boost your base metals strategy:

  • Easy-to-understand price data to help you easily react to changes and developments that could affect your trading strategy
  • Expert analysis of supply/demand fundamentals, which allows you to save time on purchasing decisions and manage inventories
  • Market reflective metals price forecasts to lead your negotiations, inform your strategy and make business decisions
  • Unbiased, independent market research to plan how much material to commit to in spot purchasing or contracts in different regions.

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Featured base metals price forecast

Predict base metals price trends for the fast-moving metals market with our featured aluminium price charts, copper price charts and nickel price charts.

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Follow the stories impacting base metals price forecasts

Read the latest market news and analysis driving base metals price movements and impacting our base metals price forecast

State-owned copper giant Codelco has created two subsidiaries to further its expansion into lithium, a metal Chile has identified as essential not only for the global energy transition but for its own future development
A growing focus by consumers on Scope 3 carbon emissions is putting raw materials, such as bauxite and alumina, in the spotlight
China’s automotive output and sales dropped in April 2023 versus the prior month, with both largely subdued by general caution among consumers that had been fueled by the price wars in the automotive sector during the month
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
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