Author:Yannick StillerDate:21 February 2017
Disbursement of EU funds is expected to accelerate this year and the launch of new recipient infrastructure projects will be one of the most important drivers for investment and GDP growth in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).
Author:Kevin BaiDate:16 February 2017
CRU data does not match exactly those presented by Greenpeace in their recent report, although we agree with the broad magnitude of some of the numbers suggested
Author:Piotr OrtonowskiDate:07 February 2017
CRU’s 2017 Copper Mining Cost Model, released last week, indicates that Cash Costs Including By-Product Credits fell for the third consecutive year in 2016 since reaching an all time peak in 2013.
Author:Robert EdwardsDate:07 February 2017
There is a strong fundamental story for copper based on increasing market deficits towards the end of the decade and beyond. But what is the required incentive price for new mine capacity to be brought online?
Author:Eoin DinsmoreDate:01 February 2017
China surprised global commodities markets in 2016 with the 276 days per year coal policy, which was a state directed policy to reduce coal production. The market initially dismissed the policy, but was wrong-footed as the policy proved to be successful in reducing output.
Author:Mike SouthwoodDate:25 January 2017
The last several years have been rough for the scrap markets in the US, and a consistent message in 2016 was that it was another difficult year.
Author:Linda LinDate:20 January 2017
The European Commission’s announcement of an anti-dumping investigation into imports of Chinese origin hot-dipped galvanised (HDG) coil in December is already impacting trade flows.
Author:Leanne CassDate:20 January 2017
Keeping up with European long products markets may have felt like a rollercoaster ride for many this past year, and indeed price volatility in 2016 was the highest it has been since the Global Financial Crisis
Author:Jennifer Willis-JonesDate:18 January 2017
CRU's Fertilizer Week has strengthened its product portfolio and now offers seven Short-Term Price Forecasts covering all nutrients, with ammonia and NPKs added in November 2016.
Author:Dawn BrooksDate:16 January 2017
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp (NSSMC) has had to close the plate mill at their Oita site in Japan after experiencing a fire on the 5th January