India Government Unlikely to Scrap Customs Duty on Import of Solar Panels

India government rejected requests from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to cancel tariffs on solar panels imposed last year, according to the minutes of a meeting held earlier this month. Therefore,...

Chile’s Copper Output to Increase 13.9% In Next Decade

As the world’s largest copper-producing country, Chile is expected to see an increase of 13.9 percent in copper production by 2028 from the levels in 2016, as the newly-launched mining projects and expansion of the original...

China’s Secondary Aluminum Demand to Boost

China's infrastructure investment has grew 20% year-on-year to 12.67 trillion yuan for the first 11 months of this year, according to the latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics. The increased infrastructure investment...

Chile will Increase Copper Production by 20% in Next 10 Years

Chile is world's largest copper producer with world-class mining infrastructures and operations technologies. Although the price of copper experienced a continuous decline during 2013 to 2015 period, which led to corporate cost-cutting and dampened...

China’s Jan-Oct silicon exports see remarkable growth

During January-November 2017, China's silicon metal production amounted to nearly 2.19 million tons, an increase of 6.2% over the same period of last year. It was estimated that China will produce a total of...

Chemical Industry in India Is Experiencing a Rapid Growth

Chemical Industry is a major sector in India’s economy. India Brand Equity Foundation introduces that “among the most diversified industrial sectors, chemicals cover an array of more than 70,000 commercial products.” India is a...

Copper Market Outlook 2020

Copper has been known and used since ancient times and it is the most cost-efficient, durable and reliable metal used as an electrical conductor. Forecasted by ICSG, global consumption of refined copper is projected...

Special Notes of China Steel Demand in 2018

China has been world’s largest steel consumer for decades. In 2017, the positive market performance on steel consumption through the year brings 3% to 4% increase of China steel demand. The accelerated pace of China’s...

China Coal Imports Expected to Rise through Winter

Since the winter heating season came this year, China has been suffering an unexpected natural gas shortage, especially in its northern area. For the government's effort to shift from coal to gas as an...

Global Steel Trade Market Analysis

As a significant part of the bulk commodity industry, iron and steel industry is concerned by professionals in the ferrous industry. According to the World Steel in Figures we can see the regions and...

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The European Union(EU) and Japan signed an agreement on tariff reduction on Tuesday. According to the deal, 99 percent of the tariffs on Japanese...