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Refinitiv World Bureau of Metal Statistics (WBMS)

An overview of Refinitiv World Bureau of Metal Statistics (WBMS) 

Support your trading decisions and inform analysis of the metals markets with authoritative data from Refinitiv World Bureau of Metal Statistics.

Dig into data on metals production, consumption and trade, dating back more than 70 years. Refinitiv WBMS data is listed on a country-by-country basis and covers base, precious and minor metals alongside steel and stainless steel.

Chart Refinitiv WBMS data on our desktop, download to Excel and view alongside Refinitiv metals research. Refinitiv’s combination of pricing and fundamentals data offers a complete view of the metals market.

Key Facts 

  • Geographical coverage
    Global including China
  • History
    From 1947
  • Data format
    User Interface
  • Delivery mechanism
  • Data frequency

Features & Benefits

What you get with Refinitiv World Bureau of Metal Statistics (WBMS) 

  • DATA Production, consumption, stocks and trade flows for metals globally, on a country, regional, and worldwide basis.
  • HISTORY More than 70 years of highly valuable data in Eikon.
  • ANALYSIS View data in context with full charting and other visualisation tools.
  • PERSPECTIVE Understand changing patterns in global metals trade.
  • CHINA Be more informed about the world’s largest consumer of metals.
  • MODELLING Integrate Refinitiv WBMS data into your scenario analysis.


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