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Justin joined CRU in 2017 and has overall responsibility for the Aluminium Raw Materials team, covering bauxite, alumina, coal tar, pitch, petroleum coke and anodes.

Prior to CRU, Justin worked for over a decade in commodity markets, with trading, research & sales roles at leading investment banks, Macquarie, BNP Paribas and CIBC, in both London and New York. Justin has a wide range of experience in non-ferrous, ferrous and precious metals, alongside oil, gas and freight.

Justin holds a BSc in Economics and Finance and an MSc in Economics and Econometrics from Bristol University.

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Calcined petroleum coke prices under-performing vs LME and SHFE

Below are a set of charts which demonstrate the carbon products against their respective aluminium index both as an absolute price and as a percentage.

By Justin Hughes 21 August 2020   
Topic: Aluminium Raw Materials

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Houston, we've had a problem – US oil price goes negative

Topics: Aluminium Raw Materials, Economics