Fastmarkets summarizes five key points we learned from the 2018
Nickel futures on the London Metal Exchange continue to trade at their lowest level since December 2017 while supply disruptions from Indonesia are helping boost tin prices back toward $20,000 per tonne. Read more here in our live futures report
Here is how prices looked at the close of trading:
Unwavering demand for refined copper following China’s ban of category 7 copper scrap imports and tighter refined copper cathodes supply from overseas may lead to higher spot copper premiums cif Shanghai
in the first half of 2019, Awin Resources deputy general manager Danny Ju told Fastmarkets in a recent interview.
Antofagasta will target record copper output in 2019
while expecting the market to head into a small deficit next year, boosting copper prices, chief executive officer Ivan Arriagada said in an interview with Fastmarkets.
Commonwealth of Independent States export slab prices continued to decline in the week ended November 19, spurred by the weakening in the finished flat steel sectors
both in the CIS and in the global markets, Southeast Asia in particular.