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This Morning in Metals: Steel capacity utilization rate rises to 81.5%

This morning in metals news: the US steel capacity utilization rate reached 81.5% last week; meanwhile, miner Glencore announced a new liquefied natural gas supply agreement; and, lastly, G7 trade ministers issued a joint communiqué covering market and trade distortions by state enterprises. Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore […]

U.S.-China Trade Talks Making Progress, Trump Says, but What Could a Deal Look Like?

When is a poor deal a bad deal? Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook That may be the question we are asking in a few weeks time after U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s president, Xi Jinping, meet sometime in March at Mar-a-Lago, Trump’s Palm Beach resort. Trump […]

U.S. Claims Victory in WTO Appellate Body Ruling on European Airbus Subsidies

The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) dispute settlement mechanism is not known for its speed. As such, it took a while for a final ruling to come down with respect to the long-running dispute over the U.S.’s claim that European subsidies of Airbus have negatively impacted Boeing’s sales. Need buying strategies for steel? Try two free months of […]

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