Nickel prices continue to rise at the beginning of May 20233 May 2023 – LME nickel prices have risen by almost 10% since the end of March 2023 and the European nickel price was already above $25,400 per ton again in the meantime. Inventories eased a further 4.7% in April, according to the latest LMI surveys. China’s Export Container Index is up, and for Europe and North America it’s up more than 6%. And Japan’s economy continues to gain momentum. Source