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Expect the volatility to last

2004 has been a difficult and frustrating year for non-ferrous traders. Due to a lack of metals to trade, merchants have been unable to capitalise on the high prices and strong demand for non-ferrous scrap.Much of the difficulty came from the insatiable demand from China for non-ferrous metals, leaving little for other countries, which themselves experienced an increasingly strong demand.As prices for non-ferrous metals began to rise, this attracted speculative ...