Free to view©2020 MB60Free to view Trafigura enters artisanal cobalt offtake with DRC government body Commodities trader Trafigura and local government body Entreprise Générale du Cobalt (EGC) have penned an offtake agreement specifically for the supply of artisanal cobalt in a deal designed to concurrently formalize the sector., 23 Nov 2020 17:07:00 GMTAppeal court rules in favor of arbitration in dispute over Vedanta’s seized copper assets in ZambiaZambia's Court of Appeal has ruled that Vedanta can proceed to arbitration with state mining firm ZCCM, in a dispute over the Indian mining major's copper assets in the central south African nation., 23 Nov 2020 12:25:00 GMTMORNING VIEW: Base metals prices, broader markets remain upbeatThe base metals were mixed this morning, Monday November 23, but the underlying trends remain bullish following recent fresh highs in most of the metals., 23 Nov 2020 09:58:00 GMTPRICING NOTICE: Decision to suspend launch of premium hard coking coal specs, new grade differentialsFastmarkets has decided not to proceed with the proposed amendment of the specifications of the indices for (MB-COA-0003) premium hard coking coal, fob DBCT, $/tonne and (MB-COA-0005) premium hard coking coal, cfr Jingtang, $/tonne, due to changes in spot market conditions., 23 Nov 2020 09:02:00 GMTSOUTH ASIA STEEL SCRAP: Prices jump on growing supply-demand gapThe price of shredded steel scrap imported into India and Pakistan jumped on Friday November 20, with available material in short supply and a strong Turkish market, sources told Fastmarkets., 20 Nov 2020 17:00:00 GMTCOKING COAL DAILY: Seaborne premium indices edge up; China's Australia import ban widens fob-cfr gap to $62/t Seaborne premium hard coking coal prices in both fob DBCT and cfr Jingtang markets edged up on a daily basis on Friday November 20 although the ongoing restriction from China on Australian coal imports has caused a widening differential between the prices since late October., 20 Nov 2020 12:05:00 GMTS KOREA STEEL SCRAP: Mills avoid expensive imports, focus on local scrapSteelmakers in South Korea have focused on procuring steel scrap from their domestic market, along with some cut-price deals from Japan, over the past week, sources said on Friday November 20., 20 Nov 2020 11:19:00 GMTChina's post-pandemic air travel to see 8,600 plane purchases in next 20 years - BoeingChina's expected recovery in air travel after the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to result in 8,600 new airplane purchases over the next 20 years, according to US manufacturer Boeing., 20 Nov 2020 10:20:00 GMTVIETNAM STEEL SCRAP: China billet purchases, supply tightness continue to drive up pricesScrap supply tightness and continued purchasing of billets by China have continued to drive Vietnamese import prices up in the week to Friday November 20, market sources told Fastmarkets., 20 Nov 2020 09:55:00 GMTMORNING VIEW: Base metals upbeat despite numerous global headwindsThe base metals were generally upbeat this morning, Friday November 20, supported by demand expectations and a weaker dollar., 20 Nov 2020 07:39:00 GMT