Palladium – Johnson Matthey, Barclays and Norilsk Nickel believe the depletion of Russia's palladium stockpile is imminent, a claim that has been made in earlier years. Is the end really upon us this time?
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Platinum – International Business Times reported that in 2014, platinum supply and demand fundamentals will be primarily driven by South Africa, China and Europe. Circumstances in all three countries are expected to keep the precious metal in deficit.
Platinum – Johnson Matthey said in its Platinum 2013 Interim Review that platinum looks set to record a 605,000-ounce deficit this year.
Platinum – Reuters reported that according to Johnson Matthey's Platinum 2013 Interim Review, this year platinum will hit its largest deficit since 1999 on the back of strong investment and industrial demand.
Platinum – Johnson Matthey's Platinum Today reported that as part of its efforts to "improve on the uses of platinum," South Africa's government is going to partner with Ballard Power Systems Inc. (TSX:BLD,NASDAQ:BLDP) and Anglo American Platinum Ltd. (OTC Pink:AGPPY) to begin field trials of a "methanol-fuelled 'home generator' prototype product designed for use in off-grid residential applications."
Palladium – ETF Securities reported that palladium is rallying on the back of increasing expectations of a "meaningful" palladium deficit in 2013.
Platinum – Bloomberg reported that last year, platinum saw a shortage of 375,000 ounces, the biggest since 2002, largely due to strikes and work stoppages in South Africa, as per information in a report released today by Johnson Matthey.
Palladium – MarketWatch reported that a senior Norilsk executive said the company expects little change in its palladium production this year because of limited supply.
Palladium – Forbes reported that palladium continues to outperform other metals as concerns about Russian supplies running out encourage a buying frenzy.
Palladium – Bloomberg reported that palladium reserves in Russia, which is the largest producer of the metal in the world, are almost gone according to Johnson Matthey Plc’s general manager of research, Peter Duncan.