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Nikhil Shah

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CRU’s Nickel services include market analysis and forecasts, price assessments and cost services, providing you with a global view of the nickel industry and its relationship to other base metals.

CRU’s market analysis gives an in-depth examination of supply, demand, trade and prices of nickel worldwide. We offer a five-year forecast on production, consumption, market balance, prices and stainless steel output.

Our price assessments for nickel cover premia and scrap in Europe, North America and Asia, supported by regular updates on how market events are affecting prices. CRU’s robust and transparent methodology allows you to rely on our prices.

We offer a comprehensive cost service for nickel, with an independent breakdown of production costs for nickel sulphide and laterite operations. Our insights into the Chinese market examine costs for 100% of production.

Our analysts are recognised as world experts on nickel and related commodities and can be contacted directly to share industry knowledge and discuss market developments in more depth.


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