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    Alumina Prices in China to Rise Further for H2 2014, SMM Expects

    (September 2, 9:20) A rising trend is expected to be continuing for the rest of the year due to growing demand...

    Will Chinese Aluminum Smelters Succeed to Narrow Losses in H2 2014? SMM Sources

    (September 2, 5:00) Aluminum prices are on the rising track, and average spot price of A00 aluminum ingot was ...

    Russia's Norilsk Takes Rosy Outlook for Nickel Price, with H1 Profit Triples

    (September 2, 3:22) Norilsk Nickel’s net profit tripled in the first half of this year, the company said in ...

    China Copper Weekly 20140901

    Base Metal Volatility Up; In China’s spot markets, growing supply and weak demand pushed spot premiums down.

    China Aluminum Industry Chain Weekly 20140901

    SHFE 1411 aluminum contract shifted to the most active contract last week. The contract followed LME aluminum ...

    China Lead Weekly 20140901

    Base Metal Volatility Up as Global Monetary Policies Diverge and China Moves to Drop Rates

    China Base Metal Briefing 20140901

    Base metals prices are expected to be more volatile this week, responding to increasing risks and a series of ...

    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

    2014 (7th) Nickel Summit

    The 2014 SMM Nickel Summit offers you insights into China’s nickel markets in 2013 and 2014, allowing you to have a better knowledge of supply and demand as well as the entire industry chain of nickel. | Mar 21 - 23, 2014


    SMM China Copper and Aluminum Summit had broad influence and famousness, and it becomes a famous international conference brand step by step in China. About 800 participants will attend the conference every year where you can meet some potential business partners. | Mar 19 - 21, 2014

    Metal prices


    Product Price Average Change Date
    Copper 50600-50420 50510 235 Sep 01
    Yangshan Copper 95-80 (USD/mt) 87.5 0 Sep 01
    Aluminum 14500-14460 14480 120 Sep 01
    Lead 14300-14150 14225 -75 Sep 01
    Zinc 16810-16710 16760 50 Sep 01
    Tin 141000-139000 140000 0 Sep 01
    Nickel 130100-130000 130050 200 Sep 01

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    SMM Index (Unit:RMB/mt) Sep 02 , 2014