How Will Trump's Steel Tariffs Impact Base Metals Prices? – Jeff Christian

Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum, should they be implemented, would have little impact on base metals prices, said Jeff Christian, managing partner for New York based CPM Group.“If [the U.S. government] does proceed [with the tariffs], I think what you’ll see is that there will probably be very little impact for base metals, due to any initial tariffs that the U.S. government does,” Christian told Kitco News on the sidelines of the PDAC 2018. “If we develop into a full-blown trade war, then it becomes sloppier, and quite frankly, I think that base metals may suffer a little bit.” (show less)

Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum, should they be implemented, would have little impact on base metals prices, said Jeff Christian, managing partner for New York based CPM Group.“If [the U.S. government] does proceed [with the tariffs], I think what you’ll see is that there will probably be very little impact for base metals, due to any initial tariffs that the U.S. government does,” Christian told Kitco News on the sidelines of the PDAC 2018. “If we develop ... (read more)

PDAC 2018

PDAC 2018
The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is best known for its annual convention, bringing together prospectors, developers, geoscientists, consultants, and mining executives, among others. Considered the mammoth of all mining conferences, this annual event attracts more than 24,000 attendees from more than 130 countries. Don't miss our coverage brought to you by Uranium Energy Corp and GoldMining Inc.

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