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2023 was an eventful year for gallium and germanium. Export restrictions imposed by China once again demonstrated the strength of the People’s Republic’s market power.
China will ban the export of certain rare earth technologies, as was announced at the end of December.
Export controls on gallium and germanium from China came into force in August, and export figures initially fell sharply. Now that a few months have passed, what is the market situation of these metals?
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The price of hafnium peaked in October 2023. Since then, the price has fallen slightly but remains at a very high level. In this analysis, we classify the current market situation of this technology metal.
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.
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.
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