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Japan Q3 aluminum deal closes at $81/mt plus LME CIF, below Rio Tinto offer
May 30, 2016
Two traders agreed to set the third quarter contract premium for aluminum imports into Japan at $81/mt plus London Metal Exchange cash CIF Japan Monday, steeply below Rio Tinto Japan's offer at $110/mt plus LME cash CIF Japan.
Ancient Roman lessons on shipping and logistics
May 25, 2016
When it comes to learning lessons from the past about the importance of strong shipping links and even stronger logistics, there is no doubt: all roads still lead to Rome.
Seb holds on to his hat as steel market turns downward
May 25, 2016
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