Index
SMMI(Apr.3)
1,779(+25+1.4253%)
SMMI.PM(Apr.3)
2,047.6(+32.87+1.6315%)
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Rates
USD / RMB(Apr.3)
7.0833(-0.0295-0.4147%)
EUR / RMB(Apr.3)
7.6861(-0.0935-1.2019%)
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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
China Southern Power Grid to invest 25.1 billion yuan for charging facilities construction in 4 years
The state-owned China Southern Power Grid company has planned to accelerate its investment in new energy vehicle charging facilities in the coming years, as part of the move to develop "new infrastructure" projects for boosting sustainable growth of the economy. 
04:50PM Apr 2, 2020
A Chinese copper smelter entered month-long maintenance for April
A copper smelter in south-west China has put its facilities into month-long maintenance as scheduled, sources told SMM. 
02:43PM Apr 2, 2020
US extended countervailing duties on China's steel wire rod
The US will continue to levy countervailing duties on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from China, according to the final determination on the first five-year sunset review on the CVD order by the Department of Commerce released on March 30.
11:49AM Apr 2, 2020
Over 85% of companies in Wuhan have resumed business 
The work resumption rate for businesses in Wuhan, Hubei province, the epicentre of the COVID-19 in China, has increased to 85.4%, with the resumption rate for workers reaching 40.4%, said local authorities on Wednesday April 1. 
10:28AM Apr 2, 2020
Silicon plants postponed resumption on falling prices and less rainfall
Silicon producers in south-west China’s provinces Yunnan and Sichuan, major production areas of silicon in China, planned to delay their resumption due to the recent sharp declines in silicon prices as the coronavirus pandemic dampened overseas demand. 
03:30PM Apr 1, 2020
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MMi Daily Iron Ore Report (April 3)
SMM data showed that iron ore stocks across 35 Chinese ports totalled 106.86 million mt as of April 3, down 910,000 mt from a week ago and 30.44 million mt lower than a year ago. Arrivals at major ports have been declining for two consecutive weeks, accounting for lower stocks.
06:46PM Apr 3, 2020
Lead social inventories fell slower on greater supply of secondary lead
Social inventories of lead ingots in China continued to trend downsides this week, but the decline slowed down from a week ago due to rising supplies of secondary lead.
06:20PM Apr 3, 2020
Lead-acid battery makers operation slowed as COVID-19 weighed on exports
An SMM survey showed that operating rate across lead-acid battery producers in Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Hubei and Hebei provinces averaged 65.03% in the week ended April 3, down 0.2 percentage point from last week. 
06:16PM Apr 3, 2020
Nickel ore inventories at Chinese ports extended decline by 270,000 wmt
Nickel ore inventories across all Chinese ports decreased 270,000 wmt in the week ended April 3 to 9.98 million wmt, compared to a decline of 400,000 wmt in the previous week, showed SMM data.
06:07PM Apr 3, 2020
Secondary lead smelters operating rates expanded to 40%
Operating rates across licensed smelters of secondary lead in Jiangsu, Anhui, Henan and Guizhou continued to recover, rising by 6.9 percentage points from the prior week to 40.4% in the week ended April 3, showed an SMM survey. 
04:25PM Apr 3, 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.
Besides, over 80 steel professionals engaged in China's steel industry. They have been working on the weekly report China Steel Briefing, the monthly report China Steel PMI-Monthly, a survey of steel downstream.
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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