NON-FERROUS WEEK IN BRIEF 17/08: Caserones strike averted; base metal prices recover after Aug-15 dip; China focuses on antimony smuggling

Metal Bulletin rounds up some of the key news and price moves across the global metal markets this week.

Base metals:

The London Metal Exchange zinc price has moved into contango for the first time in more than two months, with analysts highlighting improved supply as a key factor.

Alcoa workers in Western Australia will continue to strike indefinitely after the company and the Australian Workers' Union (AWU) failed to come to a compromise. Union workers...


Benedict Konst

August 17, 2018

17:30 GMT