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Swapping aluminium for soybeans

The Trader

Swapping aluminium for soybeans

The tit-for-tat trade spat between the US and China is ongoing, escalating, and will undoubtedly have unintended consequences.  It’s time to think carefully exactly which industries stand to lose out, what product substitution consumers may be forced into, and where gluts may build. Today we’re focusing on the wholesale prices of aluminium and soybeans as these have already been hit with tariffs; we compare current Western markets to those on the Dalian Commodity and Shanghai Futures Exchanges.

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