The demand for gold across Asia remains low, but experts claim that it will gain momentum after Chinese New Year.
Poor weather conditions are hampering grains productions across Brazil and Argentina, threating a lower global production.
A weaker dollar and the upcoming Chinese New Year continue to influence the prices of base metals.
Sales of electric vehicles this year are forecasted to grow as well, with most of the sales coming from China.
A rising $8 billion investment in 2018, Zimbabwe is about to become one of the power players in the mining industry.
Greenbelt Resources Corp. has developed a system that can sustainably produce bioethanol, which can help lower oil exports in the U.S.
Another good news in the country is its shale-drilling industry stabilizing because of shale producers' capital discipline practice.
Ukraine faces off against Argentina in becoming the second top exporter of corn.
Zinc supply is expected to be tight during the first quarter of this year, prompting differences in price and annual concentrate treatment charges.
With a recent survey predicting a rise, gold prices are back on track.