Of particular interest this week:
Gold: IMF growth forecasts
World Drill Rig Count: some of the improvement is seasonal.
China: coal imports – coking and thermal,
China: Industry output
Copper Codelco raising funds to expand and explore.
Nickel LME inventories reduced for fifth week.
Zinc & Lead Zn: Indian government adding costs to the resources industry. Concept still incomplete.
Tin Price in backwardation … but how tight is the market really?
Aluminium Demand forecast is steady. Forecast surplus is growing.
Gold IMF reviewed global growth expectations.
Platinum & Palladium Pt prices lift from 6 yr low.
Oil Iran’s response after a nuclear agreement could push oil prices lower.
Coal China –coking imports down, thermal imports down on seasonal hydro surge.
Iron Ore Volatility is the new normal.
Shipping Three cyclones approaching the South China Sea may disrupt freight rates.
World Drilling Rig Count – slight improvement after seasonal effects.
China – Output of Industry (May)
Germany – Industrial production, Durable Goods Orders, Construction Orders.