This video covers the fundamental uses for precious and some base metals, including their everyday uses which are impacted by supply and demand.

As an example with the demand for electric cars increasing this will add fresh demand to certain metals such as copper and cobalt and will decrease demand for platinum and palladium due to one of their key uses being in catalytic converters which electric cars will not require (hybrids, yes!).

MC19. Video - Fundamentals of Metals