Articles Tagged "indonesia"

The Thermal Coal Market in 2014: Slow and Steady Recovery

Coal – Last week, Coal Investing News gave an overview of Joe Aldina's take on the metallurgical coal market, and this week, we look at the Wood Mackenzie Analyst's view of thermal coal. The stories are similarly gloomy, but as with met coal, Aldina is confident that a recovery is on the horizon for thermal.

Nickel Supply Stalling Bull Run: Andy Home

Nickel – Writing for Reuters, Andy Home drew attention to diverging trends on the nickel market that may be covering up a shortage of supply for the metal. He notes that although Indonesia has kept its ban on the export of unprocessed minerals and there are signs that other raw materials markets are tightenin for nickel, LME stocks are rising and China's exports of refined nickel have soared this year.