This edition of week in review will also include a preview. MetalMiner’s Monthly Metals Index kicked off Thursday with a look at aluminum, and the MMI series will continue with an examination of developments in the copper market on Monday, with posts about steel, construction, automobiles and other MMI topics to follow.
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Week of Nov. 30 to Dec. 4
Now, let’s look at some of this week’s coverage from MetalMiner’s Stuart Burns, Christopher Rivituso, Sohrab Darabshaw and Fouad Egbaria:
- Aluminum MMI: Prices breach the $2,000/mt mark
- Oil price buoyed by coronavirus vaccine reports
- High demand for HRC, low availability prompt Western Europe mills to seek price hikes
- China’s steel output set to top a billion tons this year
- Global crude steel production rises 7% in October, paced by China
- China, India set to compete in crude refining sector
- U.S. steel imports rise 27% in October
- Copper bull run continues
- This Morning in Metals: Glencore CEO to retire, successor named; How China outmaneuvered the U.S. on mining
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