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Aluminum: metal supply affected by industrial closures

Aluminum: metal supply affected by industrial closures

Things may look better in China than they are, at least as far as the country’s metals and minerals markets are concerned. However, China still remains the top destination for European steel and aluminum supplies. Europe’s energy-sensitive factories and...
Metals: can Europe save the industrial sector?

Metals: can Europe save the industrial sector?

A massive and rapid deployment of renewable energy is crucial for Europe to end its dependence on Russian fossil fuels. According to the European Commission, solar energy will be “the linchpin of this effort.” The only problem is that the global solar...
Aluminum: price falls on strong dollar and demand outlook

Aluminum: price falls on strong dollar and demand outlook

Aluminum prices fell today to 17-month lows and most other metals lost ground as faltering global economic growth weakened the demand outlook and strengthened the dollar. The dollar has strengthened in 2022 more than in any year since 1981 and reached a 20-year high...