What We Do
CM is a privately owned, independent, global commodity research company specialising across a range of base metals, minor metals and minerals industries.
The combination of a proven primary research capability and researchers who are approachable, dependable and naturally inquisitive, offers an alternative means of collecting, synthesising and analysing industry data to provide deeper and more revealing insights.
Essential analysis and tailored delivery
We’ve learnt over the years that each of our clients is unique, as are their cultures and their particular delivery requirements.
CM works closely with each client to tailor deliverables for seamless integration into existing systems or into larger projects or analytical frameworks. Our key deliverables include supply demand balances and outlooks, industry cost structures (including cost curves), price forecasts, operational capability comparisons, logistics assessments, technology developments and advisory on government policy.
Over the past 20 years, CM has forged a reputation for delivering objective, independent and thorough industry analyses – and for keeping it simple. We explain, clearly, the forces at work in the industries we know and the markets we cover. We provide insights into cost structure, supply demand balance, competitive landscape, government policy and more, all of which is based on solid, objective and well-researched data sets. We can deliver in a variety of corporate environments including workshops, web meetings, in-person presentations or just basic reports. Output takes the form of easily digestible analyses based around simple and straightforward charts, tables and figures, set to a narrative that provides solid context and clear direction.
CHINA’S ALUMINIUM VALUECHAIN QUARTERLY
China’s Aluminium Value Chain Quarterly Update is an independent and detailed assessment of the key metrics of China’s bauxite, alumina and primary aluminium industries, as we see them, presented in the form of an easily digestible set of charts and tables, together with relevant commentary on significant events, emerging trends.
In a rapidly changing global bauxite market, it’s critical to take the time to consider the major global trends and changes likely to shape the industry of the future. Hear what the world’s leading industry experts have to say about the industry through this tailored publication, which includes a special.
Over the past two years, the global traded bauxite market has undergone a transformational change, with China increasing its imports from 52 Mt in 2016 to an estimated 82 Mt in 2018. Supply-side dynamics have seen different countries and suppliers entering and exiting the market with a frequency not seen.