Free to view©2020 MB60Free to view FOCUS: Chinese autumn-winter production restriction to reopen billet import window - sources Autumn-winter steel production restriction plans in northern China will start on October 1 and last until March 31, 2021, according to a draft plan on air pollution control released by the Ministry of Ecology & Environment (MEE) late on Tuesday September 29., 29 Sep 2020 16:34:00 GMTFailed negotiations leave 15 days to decide future for Alcoa’s San Ciprián smelterThe formal consultation process for collective dismissal at Alcoa’s San Ciprián aluminium smelter in Spain has ended without an agreement with the workers’ representatives, the producer said on Tuesday September 29., 29 Sep 2020 13:05:00 GMTPRICING NOTICE: Amendment to spodumene cif China specification, discontinuation of two spodumene pricesAfter a period of consultation, Fastmarkets will amend the specification of its spodumene cif China price and discontinue its fob Australia and 7-7.5% cif China prices to better reflect emerging norms in the spodumene market that serve the lithium battery-grade chemicals industry., 29 Sep 2020 12:34:00 GMTRESEARCH: Automotive revival boosts coated steel marketsThe latest forecasts from Fastmarkets' team of analysts is ready to view., 29 Sep 2020 10:19:00 GMTMORNING VIEW: LME base metals prices mixed on combination of bargain-hunting, consolidationBase metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were mixed but little changed this morning, Tuesday September 29, while prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were firmer as they caught up with Monday’s performance on the LME., 29 Sep 2020 06:42:00 GMTEUROPE HRC WRAP: Domestic prices inch up on tight supplyDomestic prices for steel hot-rolled coil across Europe continued to rise, but at a slower pace, over the week to Friday September 25, driven by reduced supply from domestic mills and a lack of competitive import offers., 28 Sep 2020 18:57:00 GMTINTL AL CONF: Key discussion points from this year’s virtual International Aluminium Conference Here are the key takeaways from Fastmarkets’ International Aluminium Conference that took place on Monday September 21-Wednesday September 23., 28 Sep 2020 16:39:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 28/09: LME copper price upbeat despite 30,000t inflow; tin climbs 1.6%The three-month copper price on the London Metal Exchange was slightly improved during morning trading on Monday September 28, with price action moving 0.4% higher despite a fresh inflow of just over 30,000 tonnes into LME-registered warehouses in Rotterdam, while tin futures led on the upside with 1.6% increase to trade firmly above the $17,000-per-tonne support level., 28 Sep 2020 09:50:00 GMTBATTERY RAW MATERIALS MARKET REPORT 25/09: Lithium price pressure filters through to Europe An overview of the battery raw materials markets and their latest price moves., 25 Sep 2020 16:52:00 GMTNear-term headwinds will slow down lithium price recovery, says Fastmarkets' AdamsLithium prices are in a bottoming-out phase but are expected to struggle for some time in the foreseeable future, according to William Adams, Fastmarkets head of battery raw materials and base metals research., 25 Sep 2020 14:34:00 GMT