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    Will China Nickel Ore Inventories Continue Growing after Rising above 10 Mln tonnes?

    (November 26, 2:32) Last week, nickel ore inventories at six major Chinese ports totaled 10.03 million tonnes ...

    Base Metals Close with Gains Despite Strong Dollar, SMM Says

    (November 26, 1:24) Base metal prices largely closed with gains despite a stronger dollar, and the gain is exp...

    What’s behind 189.04% Surge in China October Zinc Imports?

    (November 25, 2:45) China’s zinc imports leapt 189.04% YoY to 72,325 tonnes in October, hitting a new high s...

    China Aluminum Monthly - October, 2015

    SMM understands inventories in the five regions did not grow noticeably due to lower shipments arriving.

    China Copper Weekly 20151123

    LME copper posted a 12-day losing streak and lost 5% last week. SHFE 1601 copper contract prices dipped below ...

    China Aluminum Industry Chain Weekly 20151123

    Base Metals to Fall Further This Week; LME aluminum fell to a weekly low of USD 1,435/mt last week, and SHFE 1...

    China Lead Weekly 20151123

    Base Metals to Fall Further This Week; LME Lead Fall from USD 1,617/mt; China Spot Prices at RMB 12,600-12,73...

    2015 SMM China (First) Antimony Market Trading Summit

    Antimony prices fluctuated wildly in 2015. Prices continued to hit record lows since May. Will prices rebound in the foreseeable future against high costs, thin profit and weak demand? And how should antimony producer find a way out? SMM will give deep analysis at the meeting.Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pointed out “Internet Plus” will be a new economic form. Against this backdrop, how will traditional producers capitalize on “Internet Plus” to boost production, process- ing and trade? SMM will also provide you matchmaking and on-line trading services. | Sep 9 - 10, 2015

    2015 SMM China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Conference

    SMM would like to invite you to the 2015 China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Conference & SMM FTZ Nonferrous Metals Trading Platform Conference taking place in Shanghai during November 12-13. The meeting brings together over 1,000 industry insiders each year to share their insights and perspectives, a meeting that you can never miss. | Nov 12 - 13, 2015

    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

    Metal prices


    Product Price Average Change Date
    Copper 34650-34250 34450 825 Nov 25
    YangShan Copper Premium 80-65
    72.5 -5 Nov 25
    Aluminum 9820-9780 9800 100 Nov 25
    Lead 12900-12750 12825 75 Nov 25
    Zinc 13150-13050 13100 290 Nov 25
    Tin 87000-84000 85500 0 Nov 25
    Nickel 67900-66700 67300 3150 Nov 25

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    SMM Index (Unit:RMB/mt) Nov 26 , 2015