Metals and mining forecasts
Get transparency into the market movements with our metals price forecasts and market outlooks
Our independent research and expert analysis provide transparency into the global movement around metals and mining markets, giving you the tools to minimize the risk of the future today and confidently plan ahead.
Buyers and sellers of metals and mining products use our price forecasts into the metals markets to:
- Lead negotiations, inform strategy and make business decisions
- Gage market sentiment to time purchasing and manage inventories
- Decide how much material to commit to on spot purchasing
- Understand the forces in the global market driving price movements and impacting supply chains.
We draw on the expertise of our in-house analysts who have over 30 years of specialist forecasting experience and rely heavily on the intelligence gathering and data analytics insight of our extensive network of reporters.
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Fastmarkets advises that, as of Friday December 8, it has not settled its assessments of certain monthly regional ferrous scrap markets.
What’s the market sentiment for December? Read on for a summary of the results of our US ferrous scrap market survey for December, or click here to download your copy of the full US Scrap Trends Outlook for December 2023. The US ferrous scrap market is hotting up in winter months Significantly depressed scrap flows […]
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