Nikki Ni joined CRU in February 2020, following six years in commodities trade, quantitative and industry research.
She formerly worked in a few MNEs including Glencore where she gained a wide knowledge of commodities, steel making industry and international trade. Her responsibilities involve analysis of Chinese domestic steel and ferroalloy markets, providing information on Chinese stainless steel market and contributing to CRU’s Monitors and Outlooks.
Nikki holds a BA in Beijing Language and Culture University in China and an MSc (cum laude) in Economics and Management at KU Leuven in Belgium. She speaks fluent Chinese, English, and intermediate level of French.
The city of Tangshan, two hours east of Beijing, plays an extremely important role in the global steel market. It is the largest steelmaking hub in the world and accounts...