Global Trends in the Metal Commodities Industry

According to the MSCI Industrial Metals Index, in the past year, the cost of both base and precious metal commodities has gone up by 21%. Procuring and trading metal is big business, especially if you are in the construction or manufacturing industries.

For commodities managers, there is the opportunity to make a considerable profit if you follow global trends. The metal commodities industry is driven by population growth, technological innovation and environmental regulations.

You should also consider that China, the leading county in manufacturing, drives demand, particularly for base metals. Keep your eye on the forecasts, follow the global trends, and you can improve your profits. 

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