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    Newssummary: Zinc Prices to Outshine Other Metals in Q1 2015

    (January 29, 2:10) The price of zinc will perform strongly during Q1 2015 due to favorable market fundamental...

    Consumption Tax on Lead-Acid Battery Worries Chinese Battery Producers

    (January 29, 10:03) China has decided to impose a 4% consumption tax on lead-acid batteries starting from Janu...

    China Copper Conc. Imports Up 17.75% in 2014 on Higher TCs, Rising Blister Copper Production

    (January 29, 7:22) China imported 11.87 million tonnes of copper concentrate through 2014, up 17.75% over 201...



    China Iron Ore Weekly Monitor 20150127

    A growing number of steel plants were pushed to losses in 2015. When combined with cash tightness, steel plant...

    China Aluminum Industry Chain Weekly 20150126

    SHFE 1503 aluminum contract rose to RMB 12,950/mt early last week, but then fell back due to profit taking at ...

    Value added - China Lead Weekly 20150126

    LME lead surged above USD 1,900/mt briefly last week, while SHFE lead rose to RMB 12,695/mt. Spot lead prices ...

    China Base Metal Briefing 20150126

    Base metals are expected to consolidate this week with little chance of a significant move in the direction of...

    2015 (10th) SHANGHAI COPPER & ALUMINUM SUMMIT - Copper

    Most popular industry summit! About 800 participants will attend the conference every year where you can meet some potential business partners. Interviews of industry insiders and visit to bonded warehouses in Shanghai Free Trade Zone to help you broaden the horizon and amass a large network of contacts! | Mar 25 - 27, 2015

    2015 (10th) SHANGHAI COPPER & ALUMINUM SUMMIT - Aluminum

    Most popular industry summit! About 800 participants will attend the conference every year where you can meet some potential business partners. Interviews of industry insiders and visit to bonded warehouses in Shanghai Free Trade Zone to help you broaden the horizon and amass a large network of contacts! | Mar 25 - 27, 2015

    2014 China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Conference

    The annual conference, attracting over 1,000 market players in nonferrous metals industry each year, will bring togeher the best of brains to share their insights and unique perspectives. It is a golden opportunity you shoud never miss. | Nov 23 - 24, 2014

    2014 (9th) Lead & Zinc Summit

    9 Years of experience in conference arrangement, 17 Years of industry engagement, 500+ participants, most popular communication platform in lead & zinc industry H1 2014! | May 21 - 24, 2014

    Metal prices

    (Unit:RMB/mt)

    Product Price Average Change Date
    Copper 40150-40000 40075 -5 Jan 29
    Yangshan Copper 90-75 (USD/mt) 82.5 0 Jan 29
    Aluminum 12680-12640 12660 -20 Jan 29
    Lead 12650-12500 12575 0 Jan 29
    Zinc 16370-16270 16320 -110 Jan 29
    Tin 129000-127000 128000 250 Jan 29
    Nickel 108100-107900 108000 1200 Jan 29

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    SMM Index (Unit:RMB/mt) Jan 30 , 2015

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