The Ministry of Steel clarified that it simply wants a say and not direct control in dealing with raw material concerns.
A weaker dollar and the upcoming Chinese New Year continue to influence the prices of base metals.
Portable batteries will push the demand for zinc while car manufacturing industries will boost the aluminum industry.
Castle Silver Resources Inc. in Cobalt, Ontario has the technology and expertise to become of the world's top cobalt producers.
Rising metal prices mean growth while falling prices translates to an economic slowdown.
China, the world's biggest consumer of base metals, has been the barometer of base metal prices.
China, the world's biggest steel producer, will begin to lessen its output in favor of saving the environment.
China's copper production surged while zinc and platinum output decreased.
Gold slowed down a bit, but experts believe it could reach the $2,000 plateau soon.
People don't realize the importance of zinc due to its various applications in their daily lives.