The Bigger Picture: Global Metals Market Trends and Outlook, 2023
15 Dec 2022, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Sustainability, Energy
The metals industry has witnessed a rollercoaster year in 2022 with sudden increases and declines in prices and product demand. This was owing to several factors like inflation in the global economy, high-energy prices, increased interest rates, the US monetary tightening, China’s economic deceleration, the ripple effect of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, supply chain constraint and low demand of metals products. These effects have continued towards the end of 2022. But what would the trend look like for the industry in 2023?