Metals

Whether you’re a refiner, miner or equipment provider, we show you how and where business risks are most concentrated and highlight investment opportunities waiting to be taken in global Metals markets.

The Service


We monitor 74 countries, keeping you up-to-date with key developments including commodity prices, expansion plans, impending risks, growth strategy, infrastructure and mining. Key markets include steel, aluminium and copper.

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Daily Views

Actionable analysis across 32 global markets. Keep up-to-date with emerging trends, risks and opportunities affecting your organisation. From company analysis to the latest regulatory changes; commodity prices to macroeconomic trends, all analysis is available via the platform or as customisable daily email alerts.

Reports & Strategic Content

In-depth reports on 32 global markets. We combine macroeconomic forecasts with industry specific analysis to produce quarterly reports covering economic and political outlooks, 5 and 10-year industry forecasts, regulatory regimes, competitive landscapes and industry trends. Global company strategy reports cover major metals firms including Nippon Steel, Vendanta Resources, BlueScope Steel and Alcoa.

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Data & Forecasting

Compare and export data for 32 global markets. You can quickly and easily access 1.24m+ lines of data, with 5 or 10-year forecasts across developed, emerging and frontier markets. Our proprietary databases allow you to track investment for the major minerals across the globe on a company-by-company and mine-by-mine base

Analyst Access

Direct access to our Metals analysts. Discuss key views and forecasts with the experts behind the analysis and gain insight on the key issues affecting your organisation.

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Unique Benefits


Connected coverage

Integration with our Commodities, Infrastructure, Mining and Country Risk research teams means you benefit from cross-vertical views and analysis on key issues impacting the Metals industry.

Track record

The Metals team has a proven track record in monitoring industry developments and evolving business strategies, highlighting the most pertinent risks and opportunities in your chosen markets.

We cover 195 global markets, specialising in frontier and emerging markets

Who buys and why?


Decision makers from multinational corporations, banks and insurance companies use our Metals analysis to inform their strategic, investment or operational decisions.

Consultancies and sector specialists leverage our independence and expertise to further their views and advise clients and partners in the most informed way.

Government departments use our analysis to help shape policy and guide fully rounded decision making within a multi-sector and macro-strategy environment.

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