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Commodity prices sliding into 2023 and beyond
20 October 2022
Alex Christopher, Multi Commodity Analyst, CRU
James Mills, Research Analyst, CRU

Copper costs in the year of soaring inflation
08 September 2022
Eric Medel, Senior Analyst, Base Metals Costs & Emissions, CRU
Jorge Uzcategui, Analyst Copper Costs, CRU

Poor industry output, higher storage lowers carbon price
31 August 2022
Lize Wan, Sustainability Analyst, CRU
Paul Butterworth, Research Manager, CRU

Chile royalty reform: new administration and a new, more hawkish proposal
22 July 2022
Francisco Acuna, Principal Consultant, CRU

FT Commodities Summit recap: market fragility and green premiums in focus
06 April 2022
Eoin Dinsmore, Research Manager, CRU
Sarah Macnaughton, Research Manager, CRU

Metal prices would surge on Russian sanctions
28 January 2022
Eoin Dinsmore, Research Manager, CRU

China’s pathway to net-zero: implications for industries
11 January 2022
Lize Wan, Sustainability Analyst, CRU
Henry Hao, Senior China Economist, CRU
Huan Chang, Sustainability Analyst, CRU

Peak of the price cycle? Multi Commodity Outlook
10 January 2022
James Mills, Research Analyst, CRU
Alex Christopher,Multi Commodity Analyst, CRU

2022 copper TC/RC benchmark set at $65/6.5¢
20 December 2021
Erik Heimlich, Head of Base Metals Supply, CRU

CRU explains: how quality of copper concentrate impacts smelter emissions
18 November 2021
Marta Dec, Head of Base Metals Costs & Emissions, Principal Analyst, CRU

Key insights from CRU Breakfast 2021
20 October 2021
Alex Tuckett, Head of Economics, CRU

Copper’s inflation ride
27 August 2021
Craig Lang, Principal Analyst, CRU

Royalty in Chile: a serious challenge for any new investment decisions
4 August 2021
Francisco Acuna, Senior Consultant, CRU

Chinese real estate: the short and the long
25 June 2021
Henry Hao, Senior China Economist and Alex Tuckett, Principal Economist CRU

Understanding ESG issues for base metals supply – and how we can meet the challenge
24 June 2021
Erik Heimlich, Principal Analyst; Marco Martins, Copper Cost Analyst; Marta Dec, Head of Base Metals Costs & Emissions, Principal Analyst; Charlie Durant, Research Manager, CRU

Electric vehicles, renewables, and Covid-19: what next for base metals demand?
16 June 2021
Charlie Durant, Research Manager and Helen O'Cleary, Senior Analyst, CRU

Beware the bubble – this is no commodity price supercycle
17 June 2021
Matthew Watkins, Principal Analyst; Eoin Dinsmore, Research Manager; Charlie Durant, Research Manager; Jumana Saleheen, Chief Economist and Head of Sustainability, CRU

Indonesia’s Copper Transition
1 June 2021
Craig Lang, Principal Analyst, CRU

China’s 2060 carbon neutral goal: What the metals industry can expect from emissions policies
12 May 2021
Wan Ling, Head of Asia, Aluminum Assistant Chief Representative CRU China; Ashley Wang, Senior Consultant; Kevin Bai, Analyst; Tianyu He, Analyst; Jumana Saleheen, Chief Economist and Head of Sustainability, CRU

CRU Copper Scrap - Top Calls of 2021
25 February 2021
Sam Grant, Analyst, CRU

CRU Copper Concentrates – Top Ten Calls of 2021
19 February 2021
Gruffudd Roberts, Analyst, CRU

CRU Copper – Top Ten Calls of 2021
1 February 2021
Robert Edwards, Principal Analyst, CRU

Water - a major disrupter to copper supply
19 October 2020

CRU Webinar: Impact of covid-19 in the copper market outlook and in the Chilean mining competitiveness
08 June 2020
Speakers: Juan Esteban Fuentes, Head of South America; Erik Heimlich, Principal Analyst; Jaime Sepulveda, Analyst: CRU

China to announce more than RMB 5tn of stimulus
21 May 2020
AUTHORS: Jumana Saleheen, Chief Economist; Yingrui Wang, Economist; CRU

V, U and L: Demystifying recession shapes
07 May 2020
AUTHOR: Jumana Saleheen, Chief Economist, CRU Group

CRU Webinar: Focusing on steel, aluminium, and fertilizers
How is the lock down affecting the Indian fertilizers and metals industry. Watch our latest webinar.
SPEAKERS: Anissa Chabib, Economist; Koyel Choudhury, Fertilizer Analyst; Puneet Paliwal, Senior Analyst; Shankhadeep Mukherjee, Senior Analyst: CRU
29 April 2020

China’s first ever negative quarterly GDP growth
AUTHOR: Yingrui Wang, Economist, CRU
20 April 2020

How will the mining industry invest over the next five years?

Aurélien Henry, Consultant, CRU Group - 23 March 2020

WEBINAR: How Covid-19 is affecting CRU's economic outlook for 2020

Jumana Saleheen, Chief Economist, CRU Group - 06 March 2020
Matthew Watkins, Principal Analyst, CRU Group
Wan Ling, Principal Consultant, Aluminium, CRU Group

How the coronavirus affects global commodity markets

Will Young, Multi Commodity Analyst, CRU Group - 31 January 2020
Zanna  Aleksahhina, Multi-Commodity Analyst, CRU Group
Erik Hedborg, Senior Analyst, CRU Group

Coronavirus: what is the likely impact on copper smelting?
Gruffudd Roberts, Analyst, CRU Group - 30 January 2020

Future of Mount Isa copper smelter open to question

Paul Wiggers de Vries, Senior Analyst, CRU Group - 17 January 2020

Copper Concentrates – Key Themes for 2020

Hamish Sampson, Senior Analyst, CRU Group - 15 January 2020

Argentina faces economic uncertainty following Peronist triumph at the ballot box

Victor Rodriguez, Principal Consultant, CRU Group - 01 November 2019

Brazilian Miners Look to Government to Support Investment Decisions

Paul Robinson, Director, CRU Group - 23 September 2019
Victor Rodriguez, Principal Consultant, CRU Group
Ricardo Horvath, Business Development Manager, Central and South America, CRU Group

Opportunities and challenges of renewable power for miners
Ben Jones, Managing Consultant, CRU Group - 21 August 2019

Buried treasure or damp squib? Undersea mining’s challenges and opportunities
George Heppel, Senior Analyst, CRU Group - 5 August 2019

Copper retains the commodity crown
Paul Robinson, Director, CRU Group - 5 March 2019

Copper conundrum: invest now to maximise future profit or await price recovery but risk missing out
Robert Edwards, Principal Analyst, CRU Group - 22 February 2019

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