Each publication contains detailed individual analyst and average (mean) price forecasts for the next 8 quarters, as well as the long-term outlook for the upcoming 10 year period. This is complemented with in-depth graphical and written analysis.

In addition, Energy and Metals Consensus Forecasts features a closer look at changes in the macroeconomic outlook in the world’s major economies, and a selection of currency forecasts taken from our Foreign Exchange Consensus Forecasts publication.

Energy and Metals Consensus Forecasts

The publication has many practical uses including commodity investment analysis, risk management, corporate planning, and budgeting. The commodities covered have been selected for their global appeal and traded on prominent futures markets such as the London Metal Exchange (LME), New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) and InterContinental Exchange (ICE).

Forecast Coverage for Nickel

Nickel is a tough silvery white metal, and has a long history of being used in coins, and in the form of alloys for its many domestic and industrial applications (particularly stainless steel). Nickel usage in batteries for electric vehicles - a rapidly evolving market - is expected to grow significantly from current levels. The forecasts featured in our publication are based on:
  • LME Cash - Primary Nickel of 99.80% minimum purity, fob

Nickel Price History

The chart below illustrates the trend in Nickel prices since January 2011, measured in US$/T. Nickel Historical Price Chart

Consensus Forecasts for Nickel

The sample table below has been extracted from our October 2020 survey, showing individual and consensus price forecasts for Nickel. The publication includes forecasts for more than 30 other commodities, and the accompanying Excel file includes individual panellist forecasts for all commodities featured in Energy and Metals Consensus Forecasts.Nickel Consensus Price Forecasts

Nickel and Coverage of Other Commodities

A complete sample issue of the publication, which also includes Consensus Forecasts™ for Copper and Aluminium, as well as ferrous, non-ferrous and precious metals, can be downloaded by clicking below. If you have any questions, please contact us at Consensus Economics.