NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 18/09: US imposes 10% tariffs on Chinese exports; China poised to fight back with retaliatory duties; MJP ali stocks

Date: Sep 18, 2018

The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Tuesday September 18.

Base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange edged slightly higher this morning, despite news late yesterday that the United States had imposed new tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.

Here is how the LME base metals complex looked at 11.45 am London time:

For a snapshot of exchange news, check Metal Bulletin’s live futures report here.

Metal Bulletin has total coverage on the implications of tariffs, starting with the fresh concerns of the impact of the escalating US-China trade war on minor metals and ferro-alloys markets after the United States announced it is imposing new tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.

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