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The world emerges from pandemic disruptions, only to find that market balances have changed. In the July issue of PCB007 Magazine, we look at the economic conditions and drivers that are not only shifting supply lines but also product costs.
Copper is a common theme throughout this magazine, what with the rapidly changing market situation, it has become the most important raw material on the planet! In fact, while we were preparing this issue, China released 100,000 tons of industrial metals including copper, aluminum and zinc from its national reserves to stabilize market prices with more releases to follow as needed.
Authors and interviewees worked right up to the deadline to keep the content in this issue as fresh and accurate as possible. Subjects covered include commentary on glass fabric and resin supply shortages, the supply chain squeeze on chemistries, and pressures on fabricators to work through these challenging times. Don’t miss Shawn DuBravac’s high-level market analysis.