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Neil Hawkes joined CRU in 1989, after gaining a Geology degree at Southampton University in the UK. 

Neil is responsible for CRU's Lead market analysis and is the main author of the Lead Quarterly Market Outlook and the Lead Monitor. As a recognised authority on lead, he is a regular speaker at conferences and has also undertaken research in more specific lead industry topics.

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Lockdowns darken near-term outlook; auto industry suffers

View CRU's latest webinar focusing on the effects of the lockdown on the automotive industry. OverviewLockdowns through April for most of the world economy has led us...

By Jumana Saleheen, Neil Hawkes, George Heppel & Kirill Kirilenko   
Topics: Covid-19, Lead, Noble Alloys and Minor Metals, Precious Metals, Technology Metals