Spot demand for aluminium is softening and Rotterdam premiums now, at the end of September 2022, are at a nine-month low, so market participants are considering whether Europe remains an attractive destination for imports
The copper market faces macro-economic-related headwinds from the turmoil currently affecting economies worldwide, multinational commodities trader Concord Resources’ research manager, Duncan Hobbs, told delegates at the Fastmarkets Copper Conference in Barcelona, Spain, this month
Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mostly lower during morning trading on Monday September 26, with the strong dollar and demand concerns still weighing on the market
Key talking points at Fastmarkets’ International Aluminium conference, held in Barcelona, Spain, on September 12-15
Rising energy costs and shrinking steel production in the European Union have some steel producers in the United States considering the possibility of increased exports to the EU this winter
With decarbonization high on the agenda for the industry, the longevity of scrap and secondary aluminium could play a bigger role in the climate crisis. An overview of demand and price trends of scrap and secondary aluminium across Europe and North America.
August 24 marked six months since the beginning of Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine on February 24
The European charge and high-carbon ferro-chrome benchmark for the third quarter of 2022 has slumped by 16.7% from the previous quarter’s settlement to $1.80 per lb
The aluminium packaging sector has continued to report robust demand and financial results despite the weaker market conditions that have hobbled some other aluminium end-users
The Brazilian construction industry chamber, CBIC, has raised its forecast for the sector’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2022 to a 3.5% increase, from the previous 2.5% guidance, due to federal programs and renovations expected for the second half of the year, it said on Monday July 25
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