Index
SMMI(Mar.31)
1,768(+26+1.4925%)
SMMI.PM(Mar.31)
2,044.25(+1.29+0.0631%)
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Rates
USD / RMB(Mar.31)
7.0879(-0.0038-0.0536%)
EUR / RMB(Mar.31)
7.8177(-0.0492-0.626%)
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Products
Price Range
Avg
Change
Unit
Date
#1 Refined Cu
39,370-39,500
39,435
+810
RMB/mt
Mar 31, 2020
Aluminum Ingot
11,460-11,500
11,480
+10
RMB/mt
Mar 31, 2020
#1 Lead
14,050-14,150
14,100
+150
RMB/mt
Mar 31, 2020
0# Zinc
15,230-15,330
15,280
+130
RMB/mt
Mar 31, 2020
#1 Tin Ingot
123,000-126,500
124,750
+2,750
RMB/mt
Mar 31, 2020
SMM #1 Nickel
92,900-94,900
93,900
+850
RMB/mt
Mar 31, 2020
T/C for Domestic Lead Concentrate
2,000-2,400
2,200
-200
RMB/mt
Apr 1, 2020
T/C for Imported Lead Concentrate
140-160
150
-20
USD/dmt
Apr 1, 2020
Refined Cobalt
244,000-258,000
251,000
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RMB/mt
Mar 31, 2020
Yangshan Copper Premium(Bill of Lading)
55-69
62
+1
USD/mt
Mar 31, 2020
Yangshan Copper Premium(Warehouse Warrant)
58-72
65
+2.5
USD/mt
Mar 31, 2020
Tangshan issued air pollution control plan for April
China’s top steelmaking hub, Tangshan in Hebei province, has issued its air pollution control plan for April, continuing to exempt steelmakers that are graded as A and B on their environmental status,
11:03AM Mar 31, 2020
Month-long maintenance to affect nickel sulphate output in north China
A nickel sulphate producer in north China planned to conduct annual maintenance for about a month from the beginning of April, sources told SMM on March 30.
04:40PM Mar 30, 2020
Eighteen Chinese provinces target to build over 413,000 5G base stations in 2020
Eighteen provinces in China including Shandong and Anhui have rolled out plans to construct a total of more than 413,000 5G base stations this year, as China speeds up the investment in new infrastructure to bolster consumption amid the impact of coronavirus outbreak.
01:45PM Mar 30, 2020
China's nickel supply to feel little impact from halt of Sumitomo's mine in Madagascar
The temporary suspension of the Ambatovy project may barely impact the near-term supply of nickel briquette supply in China. Nonetheless, it will increase China’s dependence on nickel briquette from other sources of imports such as Australia and South Africa, given current low inventories of such materials in China. 
11:40AM Mar 30, 2020
Malaysia launched anti-dumping probes on flat steel products
Malaysia has launched an antidumping investigation into flat-rolled products of non-alloy steel plated or coated with aluminum and zinc originating in or imported from China, South Korea and Vietnam.
11:03AM Mar 27, 2020
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MMi Daily Iron Ore Report (March 31)
SMM estimates that there were 69 vessels carrying 11 million mt of iron ore arrived at major Chinese ports during March 22-28, down 750,000mt from the week ended March 21.
05:45PM Mar 31, 2020
Data: SHFE, DCE market movement (Mar 31)
The following table shows the ferrous and nonferrous metals movement on the SHFE and DCE on March 31, 2020
03:54PM Mar 31, 2020
Iron ore arrivals at Chinese ports edged lower on week
The combined iron ore shipments from Australia and Brazil remained in a steady upward trend and this is likely to lift the arrivals at Chinese ports in the near term
02:33PM Mar 31, 2020
Macro Roundup (Mar 31)
The US dollar rebounded on Monday, Wall Street enjoyed a solid start to the week.
08:53AM Mar 31, 2020
MMi Daily Iron Ore Report (March 30)
The physical port stock prices for PBF in Shandong market fell by 10-15yuan/mt and that in Tangshan market dropped by 5-15yuan/mt. Both bids and offers in the physical port stock market decrease sharply.
06:44PM Mar 30, 2020
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Publications
SMM has more than 50 professional industry analysts in copper, aluminum, lead, zinc, nickel, tin and minor metals, and are committed to providing in-depth, professional, as well as timely reports and research.
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2019 SMM London Metals Seminar
2019 SMM London Metals Seminar
Oct 29, 2019
London, England
China International Industry Fair New Materials Forum
China International Industry Fair New Materials Forum
Sep 19 - 20, 2019
Shanghai·China
9th Secondary Lead-acid Battery Industry Summit
9th Secondary Lead-acid Battery Industry Summit
Aug 22 - 23, 2019
Nangchang·China
6th SMM seminar with Bloomberg
SMM's metals seminar during Singapore Iron Ore Week, at the Fullerton Hotel set a big success. In fact, the event marked the launch of SMM’s new price index business – MMi – and feature industry leaders and experts addressing the hottest issues facing th
May 22, 2018
Singapore