Metals and mining forecasts

Get transparency into the market movements with our metals price forecasts and market outlooks

Fastmarkets short- and mid-term metals price forecasts and market outlooks can help your business lead negotiations with in-depth market analysis of what’s to come.

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.
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How we predict the markets
Our price forecasting methodology includes supply and demand fundamentals, an in-depth look into underlying costs and implied margins, as well as market sentiment.

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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What’s happening in metals and mining today?

Fastmarkets proposes to amend the frequency of its aluminium P1020A premium, ddp Midwest US from twice-weekly to daily.

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

Some cathode makers have been switching back to lower-nickel cobalt manganese (NCM) from high-nickel NCM cathodes to reduce costs and encourage consumers amid slowing demand for electric vehicles (EVs), Fastmarkets understands

How can we help you?

Our global team of over 200 price reporters provides over 900 global metal and mining prices

Metals markets move fast. Keep up and predict future trends with the Fastmarkets platform

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Fastmarkets’ metal events provide immersive experiences across the global metals markets

Delivered to you as the markets are changing from reporters embedded in the global metals markets

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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

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