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We offer financial assistance through offtake agreements, structured finance and tolling models and develop downstream outlets that underpin volume growth.

Our global trading desks operate from Geneva, Montevideo, Singapore and Stamford and are supported by offices in Johannesburg, Lima, Mexico City, Mumbai, Santiago and Shanghai.

95.9mmt
Total volume of metals and minerals traded in 2018
Concentrates
10.4 mmt

Traded in 2018

Concentrates

Trafigura is the market leader in copper, zinc, lead and nickel concentrates trading as well as alumina and cobalt hydroxide. We create a more coherent supply chain for our customers using geographical and quality arbitrages. Carefully selected investments in infrastructure are furthering volume growth. We work to develop long-term relationships and to guarantee a consistent, high quality service.

10.4 mmt

Traded in 2018

Refined Metals
8.1 mmt

Traded in 2018

Refined Metals

Trafigura is the market leader for the majority of the refined metals we trade.We trade copper cathodes, copper blister and copper wire rods, aluminium, lead, zinc, nickel and precious metals. We maintain a global presence. We have the
knowledge on the ground to source metals swiftly and cost-effectively from around the world. Our focus is on building volume and meeting the varying needs of producers and end-users.

8.1 mmt

Traded in 2018

Iron Ore
16.9 mmt

Traded in 2018

Iron Ore

We trade the whole spectrum of iron ore products and grades. With origination teams in all the main exporting countries, we use our extensive international network to connect specific buyers with particular grades of stock. We source cost competitive supplies through our close relationships with the major producers and provide support for smaller mining concerns. Our sales teams in China have strong contacts with steel mills and local trading houses.

16.9 mmt

Traded in 2018

Coal
60.5 mmt

Traded in 2018

Coal

We are one of just two truly global operators in thermal coal and are committed to following the highest regulatory standards applicable to this commodity across the world. We continue to secure volume growth and increased market share. Our focus is on innovative origination strategies, trading flows and delivery methods. We source coking coal for global steel producers and are growing our presence in coke and petcoke.

60.5 mmt

Traded in 2018

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