Quarterly Global Update Q1 2019

  • Global Primary Aluminium Production
  • EN and ISO Standards for Aluminium
  • Presidency of the EU
  • Jean Plateau (1923 – 2019)

April 2019 Market Report

Surveys this month have shown that UK business confidence is at its lowest point since 2008.

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March 2019 Market Report

The UK economy at the moment could be described as steady but lacklustre…

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Quarterly Global Update Q4 2018

  • Global Primary Aluminium Production
  • Emissions from Cars
  • REACH Regulation for Lead
  • Position Paper on Metals Recycling Rates
  • OECD “Measuring Distortions in International Markets : The Aluminium Value Chain”

December 2018 / January 2019 Market Report

The UK economy stalled in the three months to the end of November…

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November 2018 Market Report

The UK economy – including retail and construction – grew nominally in Q3 2018. Uncertainty over Brexit is affecting business confidence and investment, as well as the FTSE indices.

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October 2018 Market Report

The UK economy slowed to a stand-still in August with the Office of National Statistics reporting that the total output of goods and services in August was at the same level as July and with manufacturing, construction and farming shrinking.

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September 2018 Market Report

For the three months up to the end of July the Office of National Statistics confirmed that the UK economy grew at a rate of 0.6%, with strong consumer spending and a bounce in building and construction activity.

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