Last year, we experienced numerous shocks to the supply of aluminium – mainly from Rusal’s sanctions and Alunorte’s forced closure. This has given way to 2019's more conventional price-driving themes. Relentless China-centric supply and capacity growth, deteriorating global demand growth and a collapse in the key input costs to alumina and power have characterised this year’s market.
LME Base Metals Summit 2019
Held on 28 October 2019, the summit connects representatives of the global metals community as part of London Metals Exchange Week.
8th annual event
a linchpin of LME Week
400+ market participants
a strong indication of market sentiment in the metals industry
200+ client companies
all here at the London hub to exchange current views of the market outlook
Key takeaway from 2019
- Tom Price, Head of Commodities Strategy, Commodities and Global Markets
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