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    LME Copper to Find Solid Support after 3-Day Holiday

    (September 4, 2:53) LME Copper to Find Solid Support after 3-Day Holiday

    LME Nickel Price May Return above $10,000 in September

    (September 2, 11:22) LME nickel price is expected to return above $10,000 per tonne in September, Shanghai Meta...

    SMM Notice of 2015 China War Anniversary

    (September 2, 2:45) There will be no update on SMM's website from Sept. 3-5, a three-day holiday to mark the 7...

    China Steel Briefing 20150828

    The People's Bank of China (PBOC) announced cuts in interest rate and reserve requirement ratio (RRR) on Augus...

    China Iron Ore Weekly Monitor 20150825

    SMM index tracking import prices of iron ore edged down USD 0.68/mt to USD 55.77/mt last week, and the Platts ...

    China Lead Weekly 20150824

    LME Lead down to USD 1,680.5/mt;China Demand Stays Weak; Chinese Lead-Acid Battery Makers in Hebei to Close on...

    China Zinc Weekly 20150824

    Zinc Spot Preminums in Guangzhou to Fall on Oversupply; Zinc Prices in China to Fall with Arriving Imports; Ch...

    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 39480-39330 39405 135 Sep 01
    Yangshan Copper 130-115 (USD/mt) 122.5 0 Sep 01
    Aluminum 11740-11700 11720 -60 Sep 01
    Lead 13450-13300 13375 0 Sep 01
    Zinc 14910-14810 14860 -20 Sep 01
    Tin 103000-100500 101750 -250 Sep 01
    Nickel 75800-74700 75250 -1150 Sep 01

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    SMM Index (Unit:RMB/mt) Sep 02 , 2015