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    Today Top News Jul. 30

    (July 30, 10:28) On July 30, Base metals prices fell across the board in China's domestic market except ...

    38% of Chinese Copper Plate/Sheet, Strip and Foil ...

    (July 30, 4:10) 38% of major copper plate/sheet, strip and foil producers in China are bearish toward copp...

    Cash Tightness May Depress China Iron Ore Swaps Tr...

    (July 30, 4:03) China’s first iron ore and thermal coal swap contracts will be launched on Aug. 4, Shang...



    China Iron Ore Weekly Monitor 20140729

    Import premiums of lump had been falling since Q2 due to worse quality and since pellet has gained advantage, ...

    China Copper Weekly 20140728

    LME copper prices touched a high of USD 7,170/mt last week. SHFE copper prices rose to RMB 51,000/mt after ini...

    China Aluminum Industry Chain Weekly 20140728

    LME aluminum inventories continued to drop last week, helping drive LME aluminum prices above USD 2,000/mt to ...

    China Lead Weekly 20140728

    Base Metals to Extend Bull Run This Week;China’s Small Battery Producers See Operating Rates Fall below 30% ...

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    Metal prices

    (Unit:RMB/mt)

    Product Price Average Change Date
    Copper 50780-50620 50700 225 Jul 29
    Yangshan Copper 100-80 (USD/mt) 90 0 Jul 29
    Aluminum 14050-14010 14030 -10 Jul 29
    Lead 15000-14900 14950 200 Jul 29
    Zinc 17330-17230 17280 20 Jul 29
    Tin 142000-140000 141000 750 Jul 29
    Nickel 129800-129200 129500 -1750 Jul 29

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    SMM Index (Unit:RMB/mt) Jul 30 , 2014

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