Covid-19 lockdown measures in about a dozen Chinese cities have led to slowdowns in many factories and created logistics hurdles that are disrupting trade flows, including for metals such as lithium, cobalt, silicon and magnesium
Producers are increasingly finding it hard to transport their copper and cobalt out of operation sites in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), due to truckers choosing to stay away from the country’s border
Logistical nightmares and truck driver shortages slow lumber and structural wood panel delivery
As the CEO of an international mining business with assets producing multiple metals of value to global energy transition, Eurasian Resources Group’s Benedikt Sobotka shares wide-ranging views with Andrea Hotter on the evolution of the supply chains needed to meet demand
The natural flake graphite market continued to face availability issues because of uncertainties created by factors such as China’s anti-pollution efforts, Covid-19 outbreaks and global logistics disruptions
Imports from offshore suppliers fell sharply in the fourth quarter of 2021, North American offshore exports gained ground after a lackluster start
Anti-dumping duties to drop to 11.64% from 17.91% after third US Department of Commerce review
As supply crisis hits major automakers following geopolitical tensions in Eastern Europe, demand for leather may be negatively affected
China’s cobalt metal prices have been rising ever since the end of the Lunar New Year holiday and could go even higher because of limited availability in the spot market
The wind power industry continues to be challenged by the current environment, characterized by supply-chain instability, which is causing significant cost inflation and delays in execution of projects, according to Denmark-headquartered producer Vestas
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