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    [Zn Ore] Zinc Concentrate Shortfalls in South China to Ease, SMM Says

    (July 3, 4:34) Zinc concentrate supply tightness in South China is expected to alleviate in the latter ha...

    [Cu Price] SHFE Copper to Remain in 41,500-42,500 yuan against Caution after Stock Plunge, SMM Says

    (July 3, 10:35) SHFE copper prices may hold steady in the 41,500-42,500 yuan per tonne range next week, SM...

    [Zn Price] Will Recent Zinc Price Rallies Continue into July?

    (July 3, 3:42) Zinc market staged a slight gain from lows in recent days? Will the rally continue into Ju...



    China Steel Briefing 20150703

    The PBOC announced cuts in interest rate and reserve requirement ratio for financial institutions, in a bid to...

    China Silicon Metal Market Monthly June, 2015

    The average operating rate at the producers in SMM’s survey sample was 35.85% in June, up 0.92 percentage po...

    China Manganese Monthly - June, 2015

    Operating rates at SiMn alloy producers picked up slightly following favorable power policies by some local go...

    China Steel PMI Monthly - June 2015

    The steel-PMI posted decline for the third straight month, an indication that steel demand continued to weaken...

    2015 (10th) Shanghai Lead and Zinc Summit

    10 years of summits, 18 years of industry experience, over 400 participants SMM and Liyuan work together to create a communication platform for market players in lead & zinc industries. | May 13 - 15, 2015

    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

    Metal prices

    (Unit:RMB/mt)

    Product Price Average Change Date
    Copper 42850-42750 42800 225 Jul 02
    Yangshan Copper 70-55 (USD/mt) 62.5 5 Jul 02
    Aluminum 12560-12520 12540 110 Jul 02
    Lead 13300-13200 13250 100 Jul 02
    Zinc 15570-15470 15520 290 Jul 02
    Tin 113500-112000 112750 250 Jul 02
    Nickel 89400-87900 88650 850 Jul 02

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    SMM Index (Unit:RMB/mt) Jul 03 , 2015

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