FEATURE ARTICLE December 2021
A Challenging Year for Chinese Smelters

China’s electricity generation has been hampered in recent months by tight coal supplies, surging coal prices, and toughening emissions standards. China has been unable to buy coal from Australia due to an import ban, while supplies from its biggest supplier, Indonesia, have been impacted by persistent rainfall.

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FOCUS December 2021
Calm Returns

In November, copper prices pulled back from the near-record highs of ~US$10,500/t achieved in mid-October as tightness on exchanges eased and attention refocused on the increasingly strained global economy, with major concerns over continued high inflation levels, the global energy crisis and slowing China growth.

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ECONOMIC OVERVIEW December 2021
Omicron Throws Curve Ball

The Omicron variant of Covid-19 could worsen supply bottlenecks and push inflation even higher. While supply chain pressures were expected to gradually ease through 2022, dampening cost pressures, Omicron, if it proves dangerous, could knock the global recovery off course.

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PRICE UPDATES January 2022
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returns. Our engineers and analysts monitor project developments, visit
operations and talk to producers to reflect these changes. This helps to
keep you current with the actual heartbeat of the industry.

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DAILY BRIEFING January 2022
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The latest energy and metal intelligence on investments, innovations and production.

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