CRU offers unrivaled business intelligence on the global metals, mining and fertilizer industries through market analysis, price assessments, consultancy and events.


Since our foundation in 1969, we have consistently invested in primary research and robust methodologies, and developed expert teams in key locations worldwide, including in hard-to-reach markets such as China. CRU employs over 280 experts and has more than 11 offices around the world, in Europe, the Americas, China, Asia and Australia – our office in Beijing opened in 2004 and Singapore in 2018.


When facing critical business decisions, you can rely on our first-hand knowledge to give you a complete view of a commodity market. And you can engage with our experts directly, for the full picture and a personalised response.


CRU Events also has a number of Aluminum events such as the Aluminum Market Update and the Aluminum Recycling Techincal Conference where you can meet and network with your peers and industry leaders as well as gain valuable knowledge about the market.

CRU – big enough to deliver a high quality service, small enough to care about all of our customers.




The GAC is a coordinating body that represents, promotes and protects the interests of the aluminium industry within the Gulf. The council’s main objectives are to provide a forum to develop strategies for common issues and concerns facing the aluminium industry in the region, and to share best practices so as to improve the efficiency of the industry.



Official Carrier

Gulf Air

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, commenced operations in 1950, becoming one of the first commercial airlines established in the Middle East. Today, Gulf Air is a major international carrier serving 47 cities in 26 countries.

The airline operates double daily flights or more to 10 regional cities, in addition to select destinations in the Indian Subcontinent and Europe, from its hub at Bahrain International Airport. Gulf Air currently serves all its destinations with a combination of wide and narrow body fleet of 37 aircraft. Gulf Air connects Bahrain to the world and, as such, is a key national infrastructure asset, serving as a powerful driver for the economy and supporting the Kingdom’s on-going economic growth.

Gulf Air has been the Title Sponsor of the FORMULA ONE GULF AIR BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX ever since it made history as the first Formula ONE Grand Prix to be held in the Middle East in 2004. In addition, the airline has been Official Carrier of the biennial Bahrain International Airshow since it was first held in 2010.




“A&L – Aluminium and its Alloys” is the most prestigious international magazine in the Aluminium industry. Published in English/Italian bilingual version since the very beginning, it’s dedicated to the lightweight metal entire industrial production chain with special attention to downstream processing: foundry, die-casting, extrusion and rolling. From the market to machinery, processes, technologies, products and final applications in transports, packaging and constructions, with unique experience and professionalism.

“A&L – Aluminium and its Alloys” is the supporting magazine for communication of the international Expo METEF, the show of the Customized Technologies for the Aluminium, Foundry Castings and Innovative Metals Industry that best represents the professional operators’ network in this sector.



AL Circle draws its essence from the concept of a Virtual Aluminium Ecosystem. It is an information and business portal for the global aluminum industry that covers the whole eco-system and value chain of aluminum. It covers the industry starting from bauxite mining to alumina refining and goes to aluminum smelting, finished and semi-finished products and recycling. The portal lets you access news, event information, price update, directory data and business, service and HR leads along the five verticals of the aluminum industry…all on a single platform!



Aluminium Insider

Aluminium Insider is an independent news site dedicated to bringing noteworthy and timely news, features and events on the global aluminium industry and its developments. Our aim is to become one of the top sources of information on all things aluminium and attract a wide range of industry stakeholders –  experts, businesses, managers, journalists – to read, share and contribute content.



International ALUMINIUM Journal

Aluminium International Journal

International ALUMINIUM Journal deals with all facets of aluminium’s value chain from the production of the metal via its processing through to recycling. The editorial focus is on smelting and semis production including the suppliers of plant, equipment and technology. Consideration is given to economic, technical and environmental/ecological topics as well as other aspects that affect

the metal and its product applications in the different target markets. Aluminium relevant research articles from companies and institutes are also published. The publication is thus of particular interest to smelters and remelters, semis producers, foundries, fabricators and converters, metal traders, semis stockholders and research facilities. International ALUMINIUM Journal is distributed worldwide.




Aluminium International Today is an English language journal dedicated to the production and processing of aluminium. It contains a digest of global news, events, and statistics as well as more detailed technical articles, company and country profiles, conference reports and regular regional economic briefings.




Fastmarkets has over 130 years of specialist commodity expertise and aims to be the world’s leading and most trusted data provider. With unmatched product breadth and geographic reach we work with those involved in the buying, selling and trading of commodities, to deliver truly market-reflective prices and insights to successfully enable global trade.



Foundry Suppliers Com

Foundry-Suppliers.Com (FSC) provides an e-commerce exchange platform for global foundry suppliers and purchasers. Based on our plentiful foundry experience and up-to-date global foundry supplier database resources, FSC can assist global casting purchasers to look for suppliers. Also, FSC has set up a global foundry purchaser database to help global suppliers develop overseas market and recommend suitable casting purchasers for suppliers. Until now, we have promoted cooperation for many casting buyers and sellers.




Light Metal Age has a long legacy in the aluminum industry with over 77 years of experience covering primary and secondary production, and semi-fabricating processes such as extrusion, rolling, and forging and their optimization. Ancillary operations like anodizing, heat treating, remelt/recycling, coil coating, die making, sustainability etc. are also covered. The iconic publication provides vital technical, industrial, and market information to aluminum producers and processors around the world. It is a semi-technical magazine with practical information for those who work in every stage of aluminum production and processing. In recent years the use of aluminum in automotive light weighting has ignited the aluminum industry and this is the kind of important trends and coverage you will find in Light Metal Age.




We introduce ourselves as Information dissemination and Service providers of various non-ferrous metals under the Brand MTLEXS. Mtlexs is now venturing into trade of Non Ferrous Metal Products, used in the Building & Construction Industry, Electrical and Engineering Industry including products like Aluminium Doors Windows & accessories, Bathroom Faucets & Fittings, Building Hardware (Hinges, Tower Bolts), Door Handles and Accessories, Plumbing Fittings (Copper), Electrical Lugs (Copper & Aluminium), Earthing Products, Medical, Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Grade Copper Tubes & Fittings through our e-marketplace MTLEXSSPOT



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