Glencore PLC (LON: GLEN) is a Switzerland-based industrial metals and mining company. The company is presently the leading producer and marketer of commodities. It was incepted in the year 1970s. The company’s business segments include Metals and Minerals which is into the production of nickel, zinc, copper, iron ore, cobalt, ferroalloys, aluminium/alumina, gold and silver. The company is also into energy production segment and produces thermal coal, crude oil, oil products and natural gas. The company physically source its products from global suppliers and sell them to customers all over the world.