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    Market Interpretation of Major Chinese Economic Results on Metals Market, SMM Interviews

    (October 21, 7:53) China’s National Bureau of Statistics released the results of major economic data today,...

    Liquidity Pains Will Pressure China Iron Ore Price, Steelease Says

    (October 21, 3:20) The price of domestic iron ore across China’s major markets is expected to fall this wee...

    Base Metals Consolidate as US Treasury Yields Plunge and UK Offers First RMB-Denominated Bond

    (October 20, 8:59) The LME’s annual meeting is under way, and trading this week is likely to be muted. SMM ...

    China Iron Ore Weekly Monitor 20141014

    The Steelease Mines Price Index closed October 11 at 95.66. Imported iron ore prices rebounded, with the Steel...

    China Lead Weekly 20141013

    Base Metal Prices Face Downside Risks This Week; Lead Demand Outstrips Supply in Shanghai

    China Aluminum Industry Chain Weekly 20141013

    The most active SHFE aluminum contract fell to RMB 13,760/mt last Thursday, drawing no support from China’s ...

    China Copper Weekly 20141013

    An increasing amount of imported copper flowed into China’s physical copper market last week. Some traders b...

    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

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    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


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    Metal prices


    Product Price Average Change Date
    Copper 47750-47530 47640 -35 Oct 20
    Yangshan Copper 95-85 (USD/mt) 90 0 Oct 20
    Aluminum 13720-13680 13700 200 Oct 20
    Lead 13750-13600 13675 50 Oct 20
    Zinc 16660-16560 16610 50 Oct 20
    Tin 138000-135500 136750 0 Oct 20
    Nickel 107500-107200 107350 850 Oct 20

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    SMM Index (Unit:RMB/mt) Oct 21 , 2014