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Erik Hedborg is the editor of CRU’s Iron Ore Market Outlook and joined CRU in 2017.

He previously worked as an analyst in the iron ore industry with special focus on the pellet market and China. Erik speaks fluent Chinese and holds a MSc from the Lulea University of Technology in Sweden and an MA from the Berlin School of Economics and Law.

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Watch: What is the outlook for bulk commodities in South Africa as the lockdown eases?

On 30th June 2020 a team of CRU Analysts discussed the outlook for iron ore, thermal coal and manganese in South Africa, in the context of evolving lockdown regulations....

By Ionut Lazar, Erik Hedborg, Clare Hanna & Dmitry Popov   
Topics: Covid-19, Steelmaking Raw Materials


Coronavirus: Impact on global steel and raw materials markets

Topics: Covid-19, Steel, Steelmaking Raw Materials


Coronavirus putting pressure on iron ore prices

Topics: Covid-19, Steelmaking Raw Materials

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How the coronavirus affects global commodity markets

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