Metals and Mining
Gold Prices and Demand in FY21

International gold prices (daily average) surged 24.7% YoY in FY21, higher than the 16% YoY growth in FY20. The primary reason for this surge during FY21 was the sudden outbreak of Covid-19 across the globe...

Apr 06 2021 |
Update on Zinc Industry - 10MFY21

World zinc concentrate production fell by a sharp 5.9% in Calendar Year (CY) 2020 as Covid-19 pandemic restricted mining operations in several countries...

Apr 01 2021 |
Impact of Rise in Steel Prices

After a slight dip in February 2021 domestic steel prices recovered in March 2021 and are expected to remain elevated over the coming months on the back of higher international steel and iron ore prices...

Mar 30 2021 |
Update on Coal Industry 11M FY21

Domestic coal production in February 2021 fell by 6.1% from a year earlier to 67.5 mt, logging second straight month of yoy fall. The fall in output in February 2021 was mainly due to high base effect (12% yoy growth in February 2020) as well as high level of coal Inventories with both coal producers and power plants...

Mar 25 2021 |
Update on Steel Industry - February 2021

Domestic crude steel production is likely to be about 102 million tonnes and de-growth estimated to be around 7% yoy...

Mar 11 2021 |
Update on Gold for February 2021

The rise in interest rates and low liquidity created pressures on the international gold prices during February 2021...

Mar 02 2021 |
Update on Steel Industry - February 2021

Domestic consumption of finished steel has outpaced production for third straight month ended January 2021, giving way to imports...

Feb 24 2021 |
Update on Copper Industry for 9M FY21

Refined copper production fell by a sharp 24.4% to 231.7 thousand tonnes during Apr-Dec FY21 compared with Apr- Dec FY20. Overall domestic refined copper production fell sharply by 39.5% y-o-y in Q1FY21 impacted by the lockdown which brought business activities to a sudden halt...

Feb 18 2021 |
Update on Aluminium Industry - February 2021

Primary aluminum production was not impacted much compared to other metals and fell by just 2.9% during Apr-Dec FY21 as compared to Apr-Dec FY20...

Feb 09 2021 |
Update on Gold for January 2021

Gold was among the best performing assets in CY2020 soaring 27.3% in CY2020. Its volatility during the year was also higher at 12.5% (annualised volatility), the highest in past 7 years...

Feb 03 2021 |
Steel Update - December 2020

India's finished steel consumption grew by 5.7% in December 2020 when compared with December 2019. This was the third consecutive month when steel consumption grew on a y-o-y basis...

Jan 21 2021 |
Coal Update - December 2020

Demand for coal returned to y-o-y growth in Sept 2020 with the unlocking of the economy, after declining in each of the months during Apr to Aug 2020

Jan 08 2021 | 5
Update on Gold for December 2020

After 3 consecutive months (Sept to Nov 2020) of decline in International gold prices, Dec 2020 witnessed some stability..

Jan 04 2021 |
Tin Industry Update - November 2020

Dec 27 2020 |
Steel Update - November 2020

Dec 21 2020 |
Update on Gold for November 2020

Dec 01 2020 |
Iron Ore Update - H1FY21

Nov 25 2020 |
Steel Update - October 2020

Nov 09 2020 |
Coal Update - October 2020

Nov 03 2020 |
Update on Gold for October 2020

Nov 02 2020 |
Steel Update October 2020

Oct 21 2020 |
Base Metals - Is The Worst Over

Oct 12 2020 |
Has the Gold Rally Ended

Oct 01 2020 |
Coal Mine Auction

Oct 01 2020 |
Steel Update - September 2020

Sep 24 2020 |
Gold rally intensifies in August 2020

Sep 02 2020 |
Steel Update - August 2020

Aug 18 2020 |
Lead Zinc Update August 2020

Aug 13 2020 |
Coal Update - September 2020

Aug 09 2020 |
Coal Update - June 2020

Aug 05 2020 |
Global Gold Prices at Historical Highs

Jul 29 2020 |
Steel Update July 2020

Jul 23 2020 |
Coal Auctions

Jun 18 2020 |
Coal Update June 2020

Jun 15 2020 |
Steel Update May 2020

May 14 2020 |
Iron Ore Update - April 2020

Apr 16 2020 |
Lead Update April 2020

Apr 09 2020 |
Zinc Update - April 2020

Apr 03 2020 |
Aluminium Update - April 2020

Apr 03 2020 |
Copper Update March 2020

Mar 23 2020 |
Steel Update March 2020

Mar 16 2020 |
Coal Update - February 2020

Mar 05 2020 |
Steel Industry Study

Feb 24 2020 |
Coal Update January 2020

Jan 16 2020 |
Coal Newscast

Jan 09 2020 |
Iron ore trade and prices update

Jan 02 2020 |
Copper September 2019 update

Sep 27 2019 |
Update on Steel Industry

Aug 16 2019 |
Base Metals FY 19 Review and FY 20 Outlook

Jun 20 2019 |
Iron Ore and Steel FY 2019 Review and Outlook for FY 2020

Jun 06 2019 |
Indian and US Steel Industry Comparison May 2019

May 10 2019 |
Iron Ore Industry Update March 2019

Mar 14 2019 |
Aluminium Industry 9M FY19

Feb 28 2019 |
Long and Flat Steel Products Feb 2019

Feb 22 2019 |
Copper Industry 9M FY19 Update

Feb 21 2019 |
Nickel Industry

Jan 10 2019 |
Aluminium Industry H1 FY 2019

Dec 05 2018 |
Iron Ore Industry H1 FY 2019 Update

Nov 22 2018 |
Copper Industry H1 FY 2019 Update

Nov 20 2018 |
Steel Update H1 FY19

Nov 02 2018 |
Zinc Industry

Oct 31 2018 |
Coal Update April August 2018

Oct 11 2018 |
Tin Industry

Oct 09 2018 |
Lead Industry

Sep 21 2018 |
Iron Ore Report

Sep 04 2018 |
Aluminium Industry Q1 FY 2019

Aug 31 2018 |
Copper Industry Q1 FY 2019 Update

Aug 28 2018 |
Aluminium Industry Update

Jun 25 2018 |
Steel Review and Outlook June 2018

Jun 15 2018 |
Copper Industry Update June 2018

Jun 04 2018 |
Coal Yearly Update

May 15 2018 |
Gold Report April 2018

Apr 25 2018 |
Coal Update - Oct 2017

Oct 05 2017 |
Steel Update - Sept 2017

Sep 06 2017 |
Report on Aluminium Industry

Aug 18 2017 |
Steel Update

Aug 08 2017 |
Report on Copper Industry

Jul 05 2017 |
Steel Update June 2017

Jun 07 2017 |
Impact of Coal Linkage Policy

May 19 2017 |
Steel Newscast - Anti-dumping duties imposed

May 15 2017 |
New steel policy

May 04 2017 |
Steel prices to increase

Apr 13 2017 |
Steel Report - February 2017

Feb 17 2017 |
Anti-dumping duties on steel

Feb 09 2017 |
CARE Ratings View on withdrawl of MIP on Steel

Feb 07 2017 |
National Steel Policy 2017

Jan 12 2017 |
Rekindled optimism in domestic steel industry

Jun 22 2016 |
Supreme court verdict on coal blocks - CARE Ratings Analysis

Oct 28 2014 |
Report on Iron Ore Industry-Not just FINE to export FINES

Mar 03 2014 |
CARE Research - Coal Industry - Policy clarity need of the hour..

Feb 11 2014 |
Replacement demand brightens lead to outshine Zinc..:CARE Research

Feb 13 2013 |
Steel Industry-Wheezing China gives way to India..:CARE Research

Jan 16 2013 |
Steel: a path less certain

Jul 17 2012 |
Alloy steel industry to continue its strong growth momentum: CARE Research

Feb 03 2012 |
Aluminium-Rising cost to defend price softening :CARE Research

Jan 02 2012 |