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

CRU Insight: Wire and Cable – Q2 2020 Update 
The outbreak of Covid-19 has developed into an ongoing global pandemic, with epicentres shifting from China to Europe and North America.
09 March 2020
Michael Finch, Head of Wire and Cable, 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
30 April 2020

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

Global pandemic triggers global recession - Implications for CRU’s global macro and commodity outlook
SPEAKERS: Jumana Saleheen, Chief Economist; Josh Spoores, Principal Analyst; Doug Hilderhoff, Principal Analyst; CRU
02 April 2020

Coronavirus - CRU's analysis of its impact on commodities
Various Authors, updated regularly

Watch: Market Roundup - The effect of Covid-19 on the cable supply chain
31 March 2020
Natalie Noor-Drugan, Publisher and Editor in Chief, CRU



CRU’s 5G progress tracker
19 March 2020
Michael Finch, Head of Wire and Cable, CRU

CRU Insight: Wire and Cable – Q1 2020 Update 
09 March 2020
Michael Finch, Head of Wire and Cable, CRU

Watch: Market roundup - Sustainability and its impact on the cable industry

05 March 2020
Natalie Noor-Drugan, Publisher and Editor in Chief, CRU



CRU Wire and Cable’s Top 10 Themes for 2020
14 February 2020
Chenfei Wang, Analyst, CRU



Watch: Market Roundup - Prysmian's 9M 2019 margins are up, NKT and Leoni's are down - Monthly Wire & Cable webcast
23 January 2020
Natalie Noor-Drugan, Publisher and Editor in Chief, CRU


 

Optical fibre and cable industry review - Highlights from 2019 and what’s hot or not in 2020
23 January 2020
Michael Finch, Head of Wire and Cable, CRU

Wire and Cable - Q4 2019 Update: Metallic Wire & Cable: can the market recover from 2019 lows?
12 December 2019
Michael Finch, Head of Wire and Cable, CRU

CRU Insight - Review of key fiber optic market drivers 
November 19
Michael Finch, Head of Wire and Cable, CRU

Watch: Market Roundup - Brexit, electricity interconnectors & Ireland
7 November 2019
Natalie Noor-Drugan, Senior Analyst and Publisher, Wire and Cable, CRU

Wind powers commodities demand
6 November 2019
Matthew Watkins, Principal Analyst, CRU

Wire and cable market - a Q3 update
20 August 2019
Michael Finch, Head of Wire and Cable, CRU

Why China’s auto industry is running out of gas
22 July 2019
Jumana Saleheen, Chief Economist, CRU

What lies ahead for the automotive harness industry
June 19
Chenfei Wang, Wire and Cable Analyst, CRU
Filippos Papasavvas, Wire and Cable, Analyst, CRU

CRU Wire & Cable Conference: global politics and trade temper positive cable megatrends - Wire & Cable
19 June 19
Natalie Noor-Drugan, Senior Analyst and Publisher, Wire and Cable, CRU

What is behind the Chinese optical cable contraction and outlook post 2019
12 April 2019
Michael Finch, Head of Wire and Cable, CRU

China’s tax reform and impact on aluminium market
11 March 2019
Yanchen Wang, Principal Analyst, CRU

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

Case Study - The Extent and Impact of Counterfeits on Wire and Cable
5 February 2019
David Coombs, Head of Copper, Consulting, CRU
Willis Thomas, Consultant, CRU

Read CRU's annual Insight: Optical fibre & cable industry review - Highlights from 2018 and what’s hot in 2019 
15 January 2019
Michael Finch, Head of Wire and Cable, CRU Group
Richard Mack, Principal Analyst, CRU Group

Fibre Optic Case Study
Philip Macoun, Head of Base Metals, Consulting, CRU Group
Willis Thomas, Consultant, CRU Group
1 June 2018

US sanctions on ZTE remain uncertain
3rd July 2018
Yuya Pan, Senior Analyst, CRU Group

5G network construction: a key factor in global fibre and cable forecasts
14 December 2017
Hadrien Guillotin, Copper Demand Analyst, CRU

Made in China 2025
12 September 2017
John Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, CRU China

ASEAN'S wire and cable market still on the up
7 September 2017
Robert Edwards, Managing Consultant, CRU


Press releases for the Wire & Cable Conference:

CRU to host strategic discussions on energy grid cable developments, the future of fibre technology and potential impact of Brexit on manufacturing and trade - February 20

CRU brings its global gathering of cable makers and thought-leaders to London for the for the first time in its history - January 20

Leoni Kabel, Midal Cables, Corning, Sterlite Tech, Prysmian and other power and communication industry leaders join CRU’s Wire & Cable 2019 - 16 May 19

CRU brings its Wire & Cable Conference to Brussels - 17 April 19

Joint CRU Group and NKT - Press Release - 7 June 18


CRU's Wire and Cable conference set to attract international stakeholders to technology hub, Munich – Key speakers announced - May 17

CRU’s 11th Wire and Cable conference comes to Munich - March 17




Coverage for the Wire & Cable Conference:  

Wire and cable conference heads to London for first time - Eurowire, March 20

CRU to Host Strategic Discussions at Its Flagship Conference - Wire and Cable Technology, March-April 20

Cables, optical fibers and Brexit: forecasts and future scenarios - expometals.net, 13 Feb 20

CRU to host strategic discussions on energy grid cable developments, the future of fibre technology and potential impact of Brexit on manufacturing and trade - Cable Technology News, 11 Feb 20

CRU’s London event to cover pressing political & trade issues affecting cable - Wire and Cable News, 7 Feb

Wire and cable to gather in London - Feb 20, WiredInUSA

CRU Brings Global Cable Makers & Thought Leaders to London for First Time - 20 Jan 20, Overview

CRU brings its global gathering of cable makers and thought-leaders to London for the first time in its history - 22 Jan 20, IWMA

CRU brings its global gathering of cable makers and thought-leaders to London - 16 Jan 20, Wire World

CRU brings its global gathering of cable makers and thought-leaders to London for the first time in its history - 15 Jan 20, Alcircle

CRU brings its global gathering of cable makers and thought-leaders to London - Expometals.net, 14 Jan 20

CRU Wire and Cable Conference makes London debut - Wire and Cable News, 10 Jan 20

CRU brings its global gathering of cable makers and thought-leaders to London for the first time in its history - Cable Technology News, 14 Jan 20

CRU Wire & Cable Conference: global politics and trade temper positive cable megatrends - Wire and Cable News, 19 June 19

Major cable firms to talk at CRU’s W+C Event in Brussels - Wire & Cable News, 24 May 19

Leoni Kabel, Midal Cables, Corning, Sterlite Tech, Prysmian and other power and communication industry leaders join CRU’s Wire & Cable 2019 - Cable Technology News, 20 May 19

Leoni Kabel, Midal Cables, Corning, Sterlite Tech, Prysmian and other power and communication industry leaders join CRU’s Wire & Cable 2019 - Asia Today, 16 May 19

CRU brings its Wire & Cable Conference to Brussels - Asia Today, 23 April 19

CRU brings its Wire & Cable Conference to Brussels - Wire & Cable News, 18 April 19

CRU brings industry leaders to Brussels for the annual Wire & Cable Conference - Cable Technology News, 17 April 19

Interview with Michael C. Hjorth, Senior Vice President & Head of Front End Sales for HV Solutions in NKT - Cable Technology News, 13 June 2018

Niehoff magazine
  
Wire & Cable News - 19 July 17

Wire & Cable News - 25 May 17

Cable Technology News - 9 May 17 
 
IWMA - 4 May 17

Your Cable and Wire News - 4 May 17

The Cable Directory - 4 May 17

Interview with Rich Mack, Managing Consultant, CRU, Pittsburgh - April 2017

Overview newsletter - April 17

Wire & Cable News - 30 March 17

The Cable Directory - 21 March 17

Automation Review - 21 March 17

 Your Industry News - 21 March 17

IWMA - 20 March 17


Cable Technology News - 20 March 17

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