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Steel Imports Into the US Down in April; Chinese Nickel Imports Up

Steel imports into the U.S. were down in April and, if the numbers are able to be believed, China is importing more nickel ore than ever before.

  • Major Regions Steel Scrap Price (Weekly)
  • Steel Scrap Import Volume (Monthly)
  • Steel Scrap Export Volume (Monthly)
Products Prices Average Change Unit Date Trend
Bei Jing(Heavy, VAT Included) 1000 1000 0 RMB/mt 3-month old
Guang Zhou(Heavy, VAT Included) 1158 1158.5 35 RMB/mt 3-month old
Shang Hai(Heavy, VAT Included) 825 825 55 RMB/mt 3-month old
Zhang Jia Gang(Heavy, VAT Included) 1200 1200 120 RMB/mt 3-month old

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Products Quantity Unit Date Trend
Cast Iron Scrap 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Stainless Steel Scrap 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Other Alloy Scrap 0.45 10,000mt 3-month old
Tin-Plated Scrap 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Other Scrap 12.64 10,000mt 3-month old

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Products Prices Average Change Unit Date Trend
Bei Jing(Heavy, VAT Included) 1000 1000 0 RMB/mt 3-month old
Guang Zhou(Heavy, VAT Included) 1158 1158.5 35 RMB/mt 3-month old
Shang Hai(Heavy, VAT Included) 825 825 55 RMB/mt 3-month old
Zhang Jia Gang(Heavy, VAT Included) 1200 1200 120 RMB/mt 3-month old

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Products Quantity Unit Date Trend
Cast Iron Scrap 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Stainless Steel Scrap 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Other Alloy Scrap 0.45 10,000mt 3-month old
Tin-Plated Scrap 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Other Scrap 12.64 10,000mt 3-month old

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Products Prices Average Change Unit Date Trend
Bei Jing(Heavy, VAT Included) 1000 1000 0 RMB/mt 3-month old
Guang Zhou(Heavy, VAT Included) 1158 1158.5 35 RMB/mt 3-month old
Shang Hai(Heavy, VAT Included) 825 825 55 RMB/mt 3-month old
Zhang Jia Gang(Heavy, VAT Included) 1200 1200 120 RMB/mt 3-month old

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Products Quantity Unit Date Trend
Cast Iron Scrap 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Stainless Steel Scrap 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Other Alloy Scrap 0.45 10,000mt 3-month old
Tin-Plated Scrap 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Other Scrap 12.64 10,000mt 3-month old

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Products Prices Average Change Unit Date Trend
Bei Jing(Heavy, VAT Included) 1000 1000 0 RMB/mt 3-month old
Guang Zhou(Heavy, VAT Included) 1158 1158.5 35 RMB/mt 3-month old
Shang Hai(Heavy, VAT Included) 825 825 55 RMB/mt 3-month old
Zhang Jia Gang(Heavy, VAT Included) 1200 1200 120 RMB/mt 3-month old

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Products Quantity Unit Date Trend
Cast Iron Scrap 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Stainless Steel Scrap 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Other Alloy Scrap 0.45 10,000mt 3-month old
Tin-Plated Scrap 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Other Scrap 12.64 10,000mt 3-month old

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Products Prices Average Change Unit Date Trend
Bei Jing(Heavy, VAT Included) 1000 1000 0 RMB/mt 3-month old
Guang Zhou(Heavy, VAT Included) 1158 1158.5 35 RMB/mt 3-month old
Shang Hai(Heavy, VAT Included) 825 825 55 RMB/mt 3-month old
Zhang Jia Gang(Heavy, VAT Included) 1200 1200 120 RMB/mt 3-month old

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Products Quantity Unit Date Trend
Cast Iron Scrap 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Stainless Steel Scrap 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Other Alloy Scrap 0.45 10,000mt 3-month old
Tin-Plated Scrap 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Other Scrap 12.64 10,000mt 3-month old

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Scrap Publications

Scrap Publications
China Steel Briefing 20160429
China Steel Briefing 20160429
The Steel-PMI was 53.69 in April, down 12.32 MoM, but up 4.96 YoY. On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Steel-PMI came in at 51.47, down 0.29 MoM, but up 5.13 YoY.
China Steel PMI Monthly -April 2016
China Steel PMI Monthly -April 2016
The Steel-PMI was 53.69 in April, down 12.32 MoM, but up 4.96 YoY. On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Steel-PMI came in at 51.47, down 0.29 MoM, but up 5.13 YoY.

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Scrap Publications

China Steel Briefing 20160429

The Steel-PMI was 53.69 in April, down 12.32 MoM, but up 4.96 YoY. On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Steel-PMI came in at 51.47, down 0.29 MoM, but up 5.13 YoY.

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CNY Base Rate

100 units of foreign currencies in CNY

Name Buying Rate Selling Rate Middle Rate
USD 654.41 657.03 655.52
HKD 84.28 84.6 84.43
100JPY 595.85 600.03 595.97
EUR 730.18 735.3 731.8
GBP 960.84 967.58 963.68
Date: 2016-05-26

Source: spot exchange rate at UTC 10:55 am every day on the website of Bank of China