"What I can say with full confidence, though, is that prices will rise—for producers and consumers alike—which is good for gold but a headwind for continued economic growth."
China Mining News
The world’s two biggest economies need to agree on a new framework that will allow both of their economic systems to co-exist.
More hires are expected as brokers eye opportunities from China’s mainland exchanges opening to investors abroad.
The investment will increase the mine's copper output by 45 percent by 2020, with the value of production exceeding $2 billion annually.
A judge from the Ecuadorian province of Cuenca ruled that Ecuagoldmining South America S.A violated article 57 of the country’s Constitution.
The CEO of Fortescue Metals Group said that the company is working towards finding other commodities to mine.
China says implementing tariffs will void agreements.
China is Peru's top trade partner and imports most of the minerals the South American country produces.
Shandong Xinhai has annual nickel pig iron production capacity of around 1.2 million tonnes.
Up 75% in a year battery producers stock up on high grade exchange-held metal in anticipation of electric vehicle boom.
Aluminium in particular shows why tariffs are such a poor trade weapon.
In early May, China implemented a 30-day ban on all scrap-copper imports, part of wider limits on all sorts of imported waste.
The US on Thursday said it will impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Canada, Mexico and the EU, reigniting fears of a global trade war.
The number of electric cars, including battery-electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell electric passenger light-duty vehicles, increased by 57% in 2017 from the previous year.
Neighboring Guinea is now China’s largest supplier of bauxite after overtaking Australia in 2017.
Chinese officials are currently looking at boosting purchases from West Virginia in particular.
A planned LNG project alone would shrink the trade gap between U.S. and China by up to $10 billion a year says Governor Bill Walker.
It will expand to include more commodities, including zinc, lead, nickel, tin and silver, in the next step.
Yunnan Metallurgical Group, which controls Yunnan Aluminium Co Ltd, will be merged into China Copper Co, a joint venture between Chinalco and the Yunnan provincial government.
The Eliwana mine will help the company lift its iron ore grades and so satisfy the new demands of its biggest customer, China, which is increasingly asking for higher quality ore for steel mills to help cut smog.
Physical gold demand remained subdued this week in most Asian hubs as prices rebounded following an initial dip.
As the year has progressed, the underbrush has gotten thornier, Trump's progress on trade has slowed, and now it has likely stopped altogether.
Iron ore is still a long way behind other commodity markets, such as crude oil, where paper trade exceeds physical by large multiples.
German car manufacturer Daimler also joined the RCI last month.
The Trump administration is strategizing to reduce import reliance for metals "critical to the economic and national security of the United States."