Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was with some of the stories here on MetalMiner:
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- MetalMiner’s Stuart Burns wrote on a subject that is, unfortunately, relevant to owners of automobiles: a rise in catalytic converter thefts in the U.K.
- Moody’s had some positive news about the Indian steel sector in a recent report, Sohrab Darabshaw writes.
- ArcelorMittal’s takeover bid of Italy’s Ilva draws nearer, Burns writes.
- In case you missed it, we released our Monthly Metals Index (MMI) report earlier this week.
- The big trade news of the week came when the Trump administration announced plans to impose tariffs worth $200 billion on Chinese goods effective Sept. 24.
- In other company news, Burns wrote about Norsk Hydro’s decision to back off from a previous deal that would have seen it acquire Rio Tinto’s aluminum smelter in Iceland.
- While having some fun with a bit of cinematic speculation, Burns writes about cars — specifically, which one James Bond will drive in the next installment of the series.
- The European Commission released a statement this week outlining the E.U.’s proposals for modernizing the World Trade Organization (WTO), which is now nearly a quarter of a century old.
- MetalMiner’s Lisa Reisman spoke at a recent conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, focusing on the ways in which businesses are mitigating risk in the face of tariffs.
- By many indications, the next recession is a matter of when, not if.