Metals Trade Review

Key trends in iron ore, alumina, copper, steel and scrap and metallurgical coal, plus a view on what the next few months could bring, from supply and demand shifts, to new arbitrages, and to quality spread fluctuations.



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Trade Review: Alumina markets brace for cost pressures, demand uncertainties in Q4 amid energy concerns


Trade Review: Easing supply bottlenecks in Asia to lift Q4 treatment charges for copper concentrate


Trade Review: Asian steel prices to remain tempered in Q4 by low demand, high energy costs


Trade Review: Sluggish Asian steel demand to dampen pace of iron ore price recovery in Q4


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Trade Review: Asia met coal market sees light ahead on Q4 restocking demand, scarce supplies


Trade Review: Turnaround in Asian scrap market in Q3 hinges on China's steel demand


Trade Review: Asian iron ore prices at crossroads of China's post-pandemic recovery in Q3


Trade Review: Alumina market enters Q3 torn between unexpected surplus, curtailment risks


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Trade Review: Met coal prices enter Q3 on downtrend as rainy season lull looms


Trade Review: Copper TC/RCs face further pressure in Q3 from tight clean concentrate supply, higher demand