SMM historical database of metals include SMM Prices most of which data date back from the year 2000. The SMM Prices, assessed and published every morning after surveys, reflect mainstream traded prices (including tax, cash) in China’s metals spot markets.
SHFE Data of Spot-Month Contract for copper, aluminum, lead, zinc are also included in this section.
SMM historical database of steel & raw materials include daily or weekly published independent assessments of steel & raw materials prices data most of which date back from the year 2007. Statistics of inventory, output, imports and exports for steel & raw materials are also included in this section.
SMM historical database of statistics include data from macro-economic statistics, inventory, operating rate, capacity and output, imports and exports, surveys to other index concerning China’s non-ferrous metals market and relevant industries.
Notes:Subscribers with standard order can access data from 2009-01-01 to now; earlier data are available under customized service.
Steel PMI: Steelease Purchasing Managers Index
Steel PMI is an index reflecting changes of production, purchase and operation in an industry or an economy, which is compiled in accordance with internationally accepted methods and expressed as a percentage. The index can be used to indicate the future development trend of an industry or an economy. The reading equal to 50% indicates production, purchase and operation in an industry or an economy remain unchanged, the reading below 50% indicates the industry or economy is generally contracting, and the reading above 50% indicates the industry or economy is generally expanding.
Historical database of Steel PMI dates back from August 2009.
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