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Nickel market outlook: Key events in 2014

Nickel market outlook: Key events in 2014

Report summary

The nickel market in 2013 was governed by disappointing demand and surging NPI production, resulting in oversupply and prices falling to low levels.

In 2014, the potential for the Indonesian ban on ore exports to substantially reduce NPI output will be ameliorated by existing ore stocks in China until 2015. The prospect of stock depletion may lead to a rise in Chinese nickel imports that could tighten 2014 supply and support prices in the interim. 

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  • Executive summary
  • 2013: Overwhelming supply, underwhelming prices
  • 2014: Indonesian dominoes

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  • Executive summary
  • 2013: Overwhelming supply, underwhelming prices
  • 2014: Indonesian dominoes
    • Chinese nickel ore stock position
    • Nickel smelting projects in Indonesia
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