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Richard Lu joined CRU's Beijing office in 2015, following ten years in commodities trade and industry research, and specialises in the analysis of Chinese steel metallics and long products markets. 

Richard is a contributor to CRU's Monitors and Outlooks, as well as the China Steel Service.

Richard holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Economics, and is a candidate of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Articles by our industry expert

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Coronavirus to cause protracted disruption to transport and labour

Last week, CRU’s China offices in Shanghai and Beijing returned to work following the Chinese New Year holiday, which was extended due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus...

By Jumana Saleheen, John Johnson, Wan Ling, Richard Lu & Ruilin Wang 18 February 2020   
Topics: Covid-19, Economics

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Chinese coke capacity to fall in the coming decade

Topic: Steelmaking Raw Materials

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Reflections from CRU China client seminar

Topics: Aluminium, Aluminium Raw Materials, Coal, Copper, Economics, Lead, Nickel, Steel, Steelmaking Raw Materials, Technology Metals