Index
SMMI(Jul.3)
2,120(-4-0.1883%)
SMMI.PM(Jul.3)
2,220.6(+5.64+0.2546%)
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Rates
USD / RMB(Jul.3)
7.0638(+0.0072+0.1%)
EUR / RMB(Jul.3)
7.9379(-0.0026-0.03%)
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Products
Price Range
Avg
Change
Unit
Date
#1 Refined Cu
49,050-49,400
49,225
-245
RMB/mt
Jul 3, 2020
Aluminum Ingot
14,400-14,440
14,420
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RMB/mt
Jul 3, 2020
#1 Lead
14,700-14,800
14,750
-50
RMB/mt
Jul 3, 2020
0# Zinc
16,800-16,900
16,850
+30
RMB/mt
Jul 3, 2020
#1 Tin Ingot
139,000-141,500
140,250
+1,000
RMB/mt
Jul 3, 2020
SMM #1 Nickel
103,900-105,100
104,500
+2,100
RMB/mt
Jul 3, 2020
T/C for Domestic Lead Concentrate
2,000-2,300
2,150
--
RMB/mt
Jul 1, 2020
T/C for Imported Lead Concentrate
140-160
150
+10
US$/dry mt
Jul 1, 2020
Refined Cobalt
230,000-245,000
237,500
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RMB/mt
Jul 3, 2020
Yangshan Copper Premium(Bill of Lading)
78-90
84
--
USD/mt
Jul 3, 2020
Yangshan Copper Premium(Warehouse Warrant)
90-105
97.5
-3.5
USD/mt
Jul 3, 2020
China copper smelters lowered floor TC to $53/mt for Q3 2020
China’s top copper smelters have set their floor treatment and refining charges (TC/RCs) for the third quarter of 2020 at $53/mt and 5.3 cents/lb, SMM learned.
12:20AM Jul 3, 2020
Antofagasta and Chinese smelters Tongling, Jiangxi Copper agreed on TC at $60.8/mt for H1 2021
Chilean copper miner Antofagasta has agreed to supply Chinese smelters Tongling Nonferrous and Jiangxi Copper with copper concentrates in the first half of 2021 at treatment and refining charges (TC/RCs) of $60.8/mt and 6.08 cents/lb, SMM learned.
05:15PM Jul 2, 2020
China’s new copper and aluminium scrap standards yet to be implemented
The long-anticipated new standards for high-grade copper scrap and aluminium scrap metal—due to come into force on July 1–has yet to be implemented at China’s customs, as the procedure for importing material under these standards has not been finalised, SMM learned from several traders, fabricators and smelters.
04:20PM Jul 2, 2020
Tangshan to deepen anti-smog production curbs in July
A draft plan for air quality control in the top steelmaking hub of Tangshan in July has been released, which is estimated to affect production of molten iron 160,000 mt per day, according to SMM calculations.
06:44PM Jun 29, 2020
An alumina refinery in Shanxi cut 1 million mt/year of capacity due to equipment accident
An alumina refinery in north-central China’s Shanxi province shut down a production line with an annualised capacity of 1 million mt following an equipment accident, sources told SMM on June 28.
03:15PM Jun 28, 2020
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Lead social inventories jumped as secondary smelters deepened discounts
Social inventories of lead ingots in China rose sharply this week, as buyers turned to secondary lead smelters on wider discounts while demand remained sluggish after some lead-acid battery producers were shut for up to three days for the Dragon Boat Festival.
06:02PM Jul 3, 2020
Operating rates at lead-acid battery makers inched up to 63.69%
Operating rates across lead-acid battery producers in Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Hubei and Hebei provinces averaged 63.69% in the week ended July 3, up 0.27 percentage point from the previous week, showed an SMM survey.
06:01PM Jul 3, 2020
Silicon social inventories barely changed on week
Social inventories of silicon metal in China were barely changed this week, with SMM data showing that stocks across Huangpu port, Kunming city and Tianjin port stood at 46,000 mt as of Friday July 3, flat from the level seen on June 24, the last trading day before the Dragon Boat Festival.
05:11PM Jul 3, 2020
Nickel ore inventories at Chinese ports rose 85,000 wmt from last Wednesday
Nickel ore inventories across all Chinese ports rose this week, increasing 85,000 wmt from last Wednesday June 24 to 8.08 million wmt as of Friday July 3, showed SMM data. This marked the third weekly increase in the past four weeks.
05:09PM Jul 3, 2020
Secondary lead smelters operating rates climbed to 53.4%
Operating rates across licensed smelters of secondary lead in Jiangsu, Anhui, Henan and Guizhou averaged 53.4% in the week ended July 3, up 3 percentage points from the previous week, showed an SMM survey.
04:52PM Jul 3, 2020
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2nd CHINA(YINGTAN) COPPER INUDSTRY CHAIN SUMMIT & 15th CHINA INTERNATIONAL COPPER INDUSTRY CHAIN CONFERENCE 2020
2nd CHINA(YINGTAN) COPPER INUDSTRY CHAIN SUMMIT & 15th CHINA INTERNATIONAL COPPER INDUSTRY CHAIN CONFERENCE 2020
Jul 16 - 17, 2020
Shanghai,China
5th China International LiCoNi Summit & China International Lithium Ion Battery Materials Conference 2020
5th China International LiCoNi Summit & China International Lithium Ion Battery Materials Conference 2020
Jul 13 - 14, 2020
China·Ningbo
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