Of particular interest this week:
Copper: rain in the Atacama!
Zinc: grades of current and emerging producers.
Nickel: array of factors in play
Japan: LNG prices and Oil Prices
Copper Uncharacteristic downpours interrupt Chile’s Cu output.
Nickel A complex array of supply / demand factors in play.
Zinc & Lead Zn grades in current and emerging producers’ deposits.
Tin Indonesian price support plans ‘not likely’ to yield desired results.
Aluminium Japan’s Al product demand to slowly grow. Japan’s economy is improving with ‘Abenomics’.
Gold WA gold royalties to remain unchanged.
Platinum & Palladium Reduced Chinese imports of Pd & Pt.
Oil Saudi expected to defend its market share.
Coal Negotiations for LVPCI and thermal coal in progress, with indicative positions reported.
Iron Ore Forecasts for oil to reach USD 70/bbl by end of 2015.
Shipping Appears to be bottoming and recovering.
USA – Durable Goods, Vehicles & Electronics orders.
Japan – LNG prices & oil price comparison.