Consulting
SMM consulting is the market consulting division of SMM (Shanghai Metals Market). We provide in-depth market solutions for global suppliers, traders, downstream users, government and financial institutions across steel, basic metal, minor and precious metal industries.
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Key areas of work:
Chinese Nickel Pig Iron Study
To have a deep understanding of Chinese nickel pig iron market,Capacity, costs and growth potential of RKEF, EAF and BF production technologies,Quality, origin, pricing and contract terms of Nickel ore feed,Evolution of Nickel upstream value chain,Market potential for NPI.
Nov 18, 2019
China’s Aluminum FRP Market Study
Client intends to gain the in-depth knowledge of China’s aluminum FRP market in order to assess how the growing domestic capacity will affect the global market and reshape the trade dynamics.
Nov 18, 2019
Global Copper Industry Study
To obtain a deep understanding of global copper concentrate and refined copper supply & demand status and future trend,To forecast prices of copper concentrate and refined copper based on fundamental factors
Nov 18, 2019
Iron ore mining industry and associated costs study in China
n order to obtain a better understanding of the key drivers influencing the China iron ore mining industry and associated costs, Client seeks to conduct a large scale mine survey with an external consultant
May 02, 2018
Approach
SMM’s unique consulting approach is based on 21 years of industry expertise across value chains in the metals industry. It provides our clients with objective insights and integrated solutions.
Information Collection
Primary Research
FTF Interview, Tel Interview
With a database of over 150,000 participants in China’s metals industry, SMM consulting can identify and contact key personnel at each company through a phone call or in-person meeting to collection information.
Secondary Research
Year Book, Annual Statistics
SMM maintains a positive relationship with the government, trade associations and groups to tap their database of statistics.
Info Bank
Macro Data(economics, industry, etc.), Micro Data(company, technology, price, etc.), Market Insights
The Info Bank is part of SMM’s Intelligence Property that also includes an in-depth database of the metals industry in China with over 10 years of information.
Constant Data Tracking
Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly/Annually Report, Daily Data Tracking
SMM analysts have been tracking the Chinese metals market since 1999, with daily/weekly/monthly updates.
Three-Pronged Approach
Breadth of coverage
Beyond trends and influences in the markets, this extends to downstream, upstream and cross-commodity factors.
Length of Time
With over 10 years of data and project experience, SMM consulting can track the market back to the 1990s and make forecasts based on an understanding of market drivers.
Depth of Analysis
By collecting reliable information from value chain partners, SMM consulting can provide in-depth analysis for the complete product value chain.
Other Products
Prices
Covering hundreds of metal products such as basic metals, precious metals, minor metals, secondary metals, metal powder alloys, rare earths, etc., it is China's authoritative metal spot benchmark price.
Publication
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.
Database
Coverage from upstream mines and smelters, to midstream trade and processing companies, to downstream production companies, including 530 price points and 1928 survey samples.
Conference
Relying on the advantages of resources and popularity, closely focusing on industry hot issues, we regularly planning and organizing various conferences to build a high-quality communication platform for the non-ferrous metals industry.