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As a legislative decision on whether the Philippines will ban exports of unprocessed minerals remains to be taken, the chamber of mines, an industry body, will participate in crafting a consolidated version of the bill.
10 points we learned at the China Aluminium Conference:
Li Dongguang, a former senior executive at China’s biggest aluminium producer, has been formally charged with corruption offences.
Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange fell below the key $6,500 mark following the tumble in crude oil prices before rallying back slightly in Asian trade on Friday November 28.
Beijing has cancelled approval requirements for aluminium projects, although it will still keep tight control over expansion in the sector.
WEEK IN BRIEF: Copper in Shanghai; US senate hearing; recycled aluminium; boost for Chinese ferro-chrome
It was another busy week in Metal Bulletin’s offices across the globe, as conferences got under way in Shanghai and Berlin, while a senate hearing in the USA brought banks in commodities back into the spotlight.
NEW WEBSITE FEATURE: Premium subscribers can now get MB Company Data
Metal Bulletin is pleased to announce the latest addition to our ever-expanding portfolio, MB Company Data.
WEEK IN BRIEF: Timely Codelco interview; Trafigura increases Nyrstar stake; Fanya fund
The copper market prepared for Asian Copper Week, which begins in Shanghai on Monday November 17, where negotiations on TC/RCs and premiums for next year will continue.
ORES & ALLOYS INFOGRAPHIC: Winners and losers of 2014
An at a glance display of the year's winners and losers, and comparison figures for November 2014 versus the same period last year.
COMMENT: Ten things we learned at the 17th Antaike Int'l lead, zinc conference
Industry participants gathered in Wuhan, China, this week for Antaike’s lead and zinc conference. Here are the ten things we learned…
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OBITUARY: Ernst Fraenkel OBE
Ernst Fraenkel OBE, who died on November 13 at the age of 91, was for nearly 20 years md of Derby & Co and a well-known figure in London’s metals markets.
LORD COPPER: What ails the aluminium market?
The disruption to the aluminium market is being debated in front of a US Senate committee. But will it get to the truth of what has been going on in the aluminium market and why?
ASIAN MORNING BRIEF: Key moves and news for November 25
Hello from London: latest news and price moves in the metal market for Tuesday November 25.
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