Chris Houlden

New LME Alumina Contract To Utilize CRU Alumina Price Index

New LME Alumina Contract To Utilize CRU Alumina Price Index

London commodities consultant CRU Group said yesterday that the London Metal Exchange will soon be using the firm’s CRU Alumina Price Index (CRU-API) in the settlement of the LME’s new cash-settled Alumina futures contract. The new futures contract is set to commence...

Zhongwang Fake Semis Prosecution May Slam The Door On Key Routes For U.S. Import Duty Avoidance 

Zhongwang Fake Semis Prosecution May Slam The Door On Key Routes For U.S. Import Duty Avoidance 

The global aluminium market has been watching the trials and travails of Chinese behemoth Zhongwang with intense interest for the past few weeks after the company and its founder Liu Zhongtian were brought up on criminal charges by the United States federal ...

Aluminium Prices Under Double Pressure: Trade Wars and Chinese Exports

Base metals prices tumbled to their lowest in several weeks at the start of August, after U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Dirty Metal – China’s Troublesome Tether Between Coal And Aluminium

The year 2019 has been a red-letter year for the aluminium sector in the People’s Republic of China. Despite trade ...

Is Rio Tinto’s ISAL smelter a bargain or a smart investment?

At least three companies (including Swiss commodity trader Glencore and German Trimet Aluminium) have expressed interest in buying Rio Tinto’s ...

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