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    2014 SMM China Metals Summit is Coming, Are You Ready?

    (November 21, 7:21) 2014 China Metals Summit, organized by Shanghai Metals Market, will be held on Nov. 23-24 ...

    China to See Declines in NPI Output in 2015, SMM Predicts

    (November 25, 8:15) Output of China’s NPI is expected to fall to 350,000 tonnes (nickel content) in 2015, Sh...

    Bulls Prevail Zinc Market, Not That Optimistic Though, Says SMM

    (November 25, 7:31) Zinc market will see a rosy picture in 2015, Shanghai Metals Market foresees.



    China Base Metal Briefing 20141124

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang reiterated the need to step up efforts to bring financing costs down at last week...

    Value added - China Lead Weekly 20141124

    LME lead hovered at USD 2,000-2,060/mt last week, and the most active SHFE 1501 lead contract fluctuated at RM...

    Value added - China Zinc Weekly 20141124

    Price spread between registered #0 zinc and Shuangyan zinc expanded to RMB 60-100/mt. Smelters sold actively t...

    China Steel Briefing 20141121

    SMM data show the average price of HRB335 rebar (16-20mm) rising RMB 184/mt, or 6.7%, through October. Steel p...

    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

    2014 (9th) SHANGHAI COPPER & ALUMINUM SUMMIT-Aluminum

    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

    (Unit:RMB/mt)

    Product Price Average Change Date
    Copper 48070-47970 48020 -260 Nov 25
    Yangshan Copper 80-60 (USD/mt) 70 5 Nov 25
    Aluminum 13700-13660 13680 -40 Nov 25
    Lead 13600-13450 13525 0 Nov 25
    Zinc 17100-17000 17050 -50 Nov 25
    Tin 136500-133500 135000 0 Nov 25
    Nickel 112800-112400 112600 450 Nov 25

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    SMM Index (Unit:RMB/mt) Nov 26 , 2014

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