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Historical Record in Aluminium Production in China: Causes and Effects

Historical Record in Aluminium Production in China: Causes and Effects

China recently reached a new all-time high in aluminium production as smelter activity picked up. This increase could mark the beginning of a further decline in aluminium prices, which had reached a two-year high in May. Resumption of Production in Yunnan Heavy rains...
Falling Copper: China and Global Market Put Under Pressure

Falling Copper: China and Global Market Put Under Pressure

Copper, one of the most globally traded metals, added another week of declines, marking the fourth consecutive week of declines, after new economic data from China reinforced concerns about continued weakness in the metal’s main market. The price of copper fell...
Drastic Reduction in China’s Imports of Zinc Concentrates: Market Dynamics and Implications

Drastic Reduction in China’s Imports of Zinc Concentrates: Market Dynamics and Implications

China's imports of zinc concentrates dropped dramatically in the first four months of 2024, reflecting a significant downturn in the commodity market. Marubeni Corporation reports that spot processing conditions for imported mine concentrates are currently at...