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World metal markets [electronic resource] : the United States strategic stockpile and global market influence / Patricia E. Perkins.

By: Perkins, Patricia E.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 165 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780313370205 (electronic bk.); 0313370206 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Metal trade | Metal trade -- United States | Strategic materials | Strategic materials -- United States | Market surveys | Market surveys -- United States | Business | Industries m�etallurgiques | Industries m�etallurgiques -- �Etats-Unis | Mat�eriaux strat�egiques | Mat�eriaux strat�egiques -- �Etats-Unis | �Etudes de march�e | �Etudes de march�e -- �Etats-Unis | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- Marketing | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- Trade & Tariffs | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- General | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Exports & Imports | Metalen | Grondstoffenmarkt | Marktonderzoek | Voorraden | Metallweltmarkt | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: World metal markets.DDC classification: 382/.42/0973 Other classification: 83.65 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Tables and Figures; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter 1: Introduction: Industrial Metals in the World Economy, the Strategic Stockpile, and Market Dominance; Part I-Stockpile History and Policy; Part II-Stockpile Policy and Market Effects; Part III-The Stockpile and Metal Markets: Case Studies; Appendix A: Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act; Appendix B: Summary of Structure of Several Metal Market Models; Appendix C: Modeling Stockpile Effects in Metal Markets; Bibliography; Index;
Summary: The United States holds strategic stockpiles of nearly 100 industrial minerals, metals, and other commodities. These stockpiles have influenced the world commodity markets in many ways. This work brings together in one place, documentary and statistical evidence about the size and nature of the U.S. strategic stockpiles, and the ways in which this influence has been evidenced, in markets for the important industrial metals.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-158) and index.

The United States holds strategic stockpiles of nearly 100 industrial minerals, metals, and other commodities. These stockpiles have influenced the world commodity markets in many ways. This work brings together in one place, documentary and statistical evidence about the size and nature of the U.S. strategic stockpiles, and the ways in which this influence has been evidenced, in markets for the important industrial metals.

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Tables and Figures; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter 1: Introduction: Industrial Metals in the World Economy, the Strategic Stockpile, and Market Dominance; Part I-Stockpile History and Policy; Part II-Stockpile Policy and Market Effects; Part III-The Stockpile and Metal Markets: Case Studies; Appendix A: Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act; Appendix B: Summary of Structure of Several Metal Market Models; Appendix C: Modeling Stockpile Effects in Metal Markets; Bibliography; Index;

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