Energy and Sustainability

The Energy Security and Climate Change Program analyzes the global and domestic energy landscape, with a focus on sustainability, technology, markets, and policy.

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Drivers of Base Metals Price Volatility

There are three key reasons why most base metal prices are at a multiyear low: macroeconomic headwinds, a sluggish Chinese economy, and Chinese market manipulation that has generated commodity surpluses.

Commentary by Gracelin Baskaran — June 7, 2024

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Joseph Majkut
Director, Energy Security and Climate Change Program
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5Baskaran
Director, Project on Critical Minerals Security and Senior Fellow, Energy Security and Climate Change Program
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Jane Nakano
Senior Fellow, Energy Security and Climate Change Program
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Ben Cahill
Senior Fellow, Energy Security and Climate Change Program
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Neelima Jain
Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies
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5Mazzocco
Senior Fellow, Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics