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The Oryx Stainless newsletter is regarded as a guide to the industry and provides information about the latest topics that are relevant to the industry. It has been published monthly since 1998 and is regularly read by around 2,500 interested people around the world. In addition, it is published in the trade magazines “Focus Rostfrei” and “Stainless Focus”. Subscribe now for free.

Aristotle already knew about financial instruments

Nickel prices inconsistent. Easy come, easy go. Mood not good at present. Protectionism, Brexit, Turkey, Italy, France. Plenty of reasons around. Solutions few and far between. Uncertainty and falling nickel and other commodity prices cause cut-backs in stainless...

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Ghost train to Port Hedland

Strong macro economics and a firmer US dollar push nickel prices below USD 12,000.00/mt. Short recovery after the US mid-term elections only a bush fire. Is the earth really only 6,000 years old? Recent discoveries of cave drawings in Borneo seem to prove otherwise....

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Great Britain stays in Europe

Nickel holds its ground. Despite all voices of gloom. Italy is once again in the headlines. Its government wants to make more debt. Not a good signal. Following on from 2017 and 2018, the International Nickel Study Group (INSG) expects a supply deficit 2019. The...

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The Cross amongst the Crosses

Nickel chart is technically forming a Death Cross. Seemingly somewhat valid. This is, however, also true for Golden Cross and Hindenburg Omen. And fundamental data does also exist. Trade war rhetoric continues. But Trump is not the only one influencing prices....

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Breaking glass brings good luck?

Nickel without momentum. Still to and fro. The most recent correction in accordance with exchange rate developments. And also in line with the ups and downs of populist global politics. The USA and Turkey are quarrelling. Erdogan attacked head-on by Trump. Draconian...

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STUDIES

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In cooperation with external experts, we regularly focus on cross-sector issues and prepare the results of these studies: the range of topics is very varied with examples including “CO2 reduction through intelligent recycling of stainless steel scrap” in collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institute UMSICHT or “The key raw materials of nickel, chromium and iron: Limited availability despite sufficient natural reserves” in collaboration with the Technical University of Berlin.

Export restrictions for Europe is not an alternative

Export restrictions for Europe is not an alternative

Stainless steel industry/ZEW study on raw material trade barriers. Europe must rely on the development of international trade agreements for the security of raw materials. China has the most extensive trade restrictions worlwide. As net importer of the main components...

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