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News on Strategic Metals and Information on Their Potential as Physical Assets
You may know that rare earth metals are used in electric car motors. However, these motors aren’t the only vehicle components where these metals are found.
In this expert interview, we discuss how volatility in strategic metals occurs and why political decisions and energy issues can affect prices.
Since China’s export controls took effect, gallium and germanium exports have come to a standstill. Prices of these raw materials, and indium, have risen in recent weeks.
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The platinum group metal has increased in price by more than 30% within a few days. TRADIUM expert Philipp Götzl-Mamba classifies the current situation of the raw material, which is essential for autocatalysts.
Green hydrogen is supposed to make industry and transportation more climate-friendly. A shortage of iridium for hydrogen production is looming.
In these turbulent economic and political times, a diversified portfolio is more important than ever. Learn how alternative investments such as strategic metals can help reduce downside risk.
Welcome to the future of raw materials searches. Artificial intelligence could soon become indispensable in the hunt for new deposits in the depths of the earth or the far reaches of the universe.
If you’re buying strategic metals, you’ll have to store them properly. In this article, we outline your investment metal storage options and the differences between them.
Gallium and germanium are important raw materials to produce microchips and solar panels. Starting in August, China will make the export of both technology metals subject to approval.
The price slide that the markets have experienced in recent months appears to have come to an end. New signs indicate that the market is stabilizing and a possible price recovery is imminent.
China may restrict exports of tech related to rare earth magnets, possibly in response to Western export controls on microchips. What would be the blowback of an escalating trade dispute?
The German government aims to secure its long-term supply of raw materials by investing at home and abroad. Can its planned two-billion-euro fund help achieve this?
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