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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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IMO MARPOL 2020 creates a generational shock to freight costs

In October 2017, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) confirmed that it would proceed with implementing the reduction of the marine fuel global sulphur cap from...

By Justin Hughes 21 December 2018   
Topics: Aluminium, Copper, Steel