Nickel is defined by China

Bloomberg article (link below) excerpt: " China is still the big swing factor in commodity markets and metals traders are starting to price the possibility...

Q1 Ni price will be at the mercy of China demand

Reuters article-excerpt: A raft of Chinese data in coming weeks is expected to show that the world’s second-largest economy came under growing pressure in...

China’s demand for Ni will decrease-sufficient warnings were given

President Xi positioned himself and selected new Politburo Standing Committee based upon reforming China's debt burdened economy. ♦ Excess industrial capacity, liberal unjustified credit,...

2018 Ni price will be decided by austenitic stainless steel demand

Barring an event e.g. force majeure by a major player in Ni supply chain; we believe stainless grade Ni will be in excess of...

Historical data may skew investment decisions

Historical data does not offer much precision for predicting Current Ni news reflects China's unusual summer consumption from April - Sept that caused inflated prices....

Ni fundamentals signal continued weakness

China's economy is contracting and it will consume less Ni New pollution abatement laws and supply-side structural reforms have "shuffled the deck" concerning China's Ni...

New austenitic stainless steel paradigm: produce S S slabs at Ni mine site –...

Allegheny & Tsingshan Stainless Disruptive, game changer... Joint venture will surely "break a few eggs". From ATI press release-Rich Harshman Chairman, President and CEO: “Tsingshan has...

China’s SSSR and its affect on industrial metals prices

Supply-Side Structural Reform is the centerpiece of President Xi's second five year term Notwithstanding China's contracting GDP it still produces over 50% the world's steel...

China in transition from commodities super-cycle to downsizing bloated SOE supply chain

Xi and his hand picked group of six are transforming China China's current industrial production capacity supported an era of 10-13% GDP; those years are...

NPI will drive Ni price in 2018/2019/2020…

SMM estimates Indonesia's NPI output will be equal to China's in 2019 Please read Reuters article (link below)-excerpts: "Benchmark nickel on the London Metal Exchange...