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Core Consultants is a pioneer in providing commodity market analysis and consultancy services. Our clients include commodity end-users, producers, traders, hedge funds and banking institutions.


Core Consultants provides independent and proprietary advice to a broad range of clients. Our services include feasibility and prefeasibility studies, market evaluation and entry studies.

Subscription Reports

Core Consultants provides a number of industry studies focused on current market conditions as well as the potential outlook for these commodity markets.

Core Consultants provides a number of focused commodity reports available on a subscription basis. Our reports offer Core Consultants’ independent forecasts as well as explores current market conditions and the potential drivers of change.

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Latest News


End users forced to take control over their supply chains

On the 19th of January, Amnesty International and Afterwatch broke the news of child labour being used in Huayou Cobalt and its subsidiaries’ mining operations.  The report goes on to explain how this cobalt was then on-sold to three battery component manufacturers in China and South Korea who supply technology and vehicle majors, including Apple,… View Article


Can lithium demand continue indefinitely?

To quote Robert Friedland at the 2016 121 Mining Convention held in Cape Town, “The lithium market will end in tears.” Lithium carbonate prices in China have surged by 253% over the last year alone. Forecasts for lithium prices exhibit uncapped exponential growth. Against this backdrop, Mr. Friedland’s sentiments seem completely misplaced. The main reason… View Article

Copper and Gold

China shopping for copper and gold assets

China Molybdenum (CMOC) has long earned its reputation as a highly acquisitive company. In 2015, it made its intentions known that it would pump around $2bn into acquiring mining assets outside of China. Traditionally a molybdenum and tungsten producer, CMOC has targeted copper in recent years, paying $820m for Rio Tinto’s Northparkes copper mine in… View Article

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