The commodities most affected so far by the trade spat between China and the United states are soybeans, steel and aluminium - but what if the list were extended in China to cover copper, namely concentrates and scrap?
23 July 2018
The London Metal Exchange is to roll out implied pricing across its key base metals contracts from the end of July in a bid to capture growth in copper volumes from Asia, and particularly from China.
17 July 2018
After years of negotiations, the future ownership of the Grasberg copper and gold mine has finally been determined, and it’s a win-win outcome.
12 July 2018
The tentacles of US sanctions may be starting to reach further afield, special correspondent Andrea Hotter muses in the latest Hotter on Metals column.
06 July 2018
In his final column for Metal Bulletin, Lord Copper looks over the events that have shaped the metals industry during his tenure and considers and what might be in store over the coming years.
05 July 2018
BP plc is to buy Chargemaster, the UK’s largest charging company for electric vehicles (EVs), in the latest move by oil and gas companies to tap into the electromobility revolution.
02 July 2018