Hog, Every part is not the best part!

9 février 2021 b 0

The Covid-19 pandemic has weighed on the international pork market, already affected for decades by the recurrence of African swine flue, a variant of which was discovered in early February in China, a country which alone concentrates 50% of the world market for animals.

Diamond market will be even brighter after Covid-19

1 février 2021 b 0

In La Tribune 02/01/2021 The pandemic increased imbalance between supply and demand for diamonds around the world. This is expected to lead to higher prices this year and in 2022. It could also be supported by improved marketing of natural diamonds in the face of the alternative represented by cultured diamonds.

In 2020, the electric car took off, in 2021, it flies

6 janvier 2021 b 0

the year of the pandemic was marked by a global industrial event: the surge in sales of electric cars. Thanks to technical advances in batteries, and if the development of nuclear energy is on the agenda, the trend is expected to increase in the coming years.

Pro-oil and anti-electric cars

31 décembre 2020 b 0

The fact is that for the past two years these same elements created by the pro-oil have been propagated by the anti-electric car in a strong media offensive

The “dirty little secrets” of the fake-news on electric vehicle

1 décembre 2020 b 0

The electric car is nowadays criticized for polluting more than the conventional model because of the use of non-recyclable metals in its batteries. This assertion is not only without serious physical and economic grounds, but above all has the consequence of penalizing European manufacturers.

Gold is nobody’s debt

1 novembre 2020 b 0

In Le Monde 01/11/2020 In times of crisis, gold remains a safe haven whose price rises, stimulated by the fall in interest rates.

Diamonds: Dinner at Tiffany

29 octobre 2020 b 0

In La Tribune 29/10/2020 Some will regret it, but stock exchanges hardly recognize generosity and do not express its thanks for good deeds. In 2020, […]

Will nickel be hostage to a third referendum in New Caledonia?

7 octobre 2020 b 0

The Caledonian territory remains very dependent on the exploitation of nickel, which accounts for nearly 90% of the island’s exports and represents one job in five. After a victory of the NO with a little more than 53% of the votes, the post-referendum and the progression of the YES complicate the vision of the future of nickel exploitation in the region.

What if Angela Merkel reatomized Germany?

11 septembre 2020 b 0

Without resources, with a fragile diplomacy because also de-globalized, but without a desire for energy sovereignty, Europe and Germany will find themselves in a difficult gas position.

The Great Game of metals

20 août 2020 b 0

Since antiquity, countries or cities have developed strategies of power and influence in the possession of raw materials. This is the condition for a strong economy and power in international competition.

China is a dangerous power

24 mai 2020 b 0

In La Tribune 24/05/2020 Pointless is dwelling about the origin of Covid-19. If its origin is the Wuhan market, China is a dangerous power incapable […]

Oil knocked off

9 mars 2020 b 0

In la Tribune 09/03/2020 The coronavirus has little to do with it. Brent price sold down to $35 and then below $30 is indeed a […]

European steel: mind the gap

17 janvier 2020 b 0

In La Tribune 17/01/2020 World steel supply Between 1950 and 2019, world steel production increased almost tenfold. At nearly 1.9 billion tonnes, it was more […]

Burkina Faso’s gold

10 novembre 2019 b 0

In La Tribune 11/11/2019 Burkina Faso’s mines produce about 60 tons of gold per year, while artisanal miners produce about 10 tons. It is a […]

Lithium war will not take place

7 août 2019 b 0

In Le Monde 7 août 2019 A few months ago, lithium shortage seemed a burning issue: facing insufficient mining resources was insatiable demand for electric […]