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SMM Evening Comments (Dec 11)

SHFE nonferrous metals, except for zinc, rose across the board on Wednesday as hopes of a delay in US tariffs boosted market sentiment

Price Review Forecast

07:02:47PM yesterday

Evening comments Futures movement
Steelmakers cut manganese purchasing prices in December tenders   

Muted trades in the spot market grew bearish sentiment about prices

Price Review Forecast

06:59:50PM yesterday

Market commentary Manganese Purchasing price
MMi Daily Iron Ore Report (Dec 11)

Physical port stock quotes were relatively stable this morning though moved higher in the afternoon.

Price Review Forecast

06:13:27PM yesterday

MMi Iron Ore Port Index
Hebei to activate orange alert for smog from December 13

The south central and east of Hebei are required to implement level II anti-smog measures

Industry News

04:07:43PM yesterday

Smog alert
Data: SHFE, DCE market movement (Dec 11)

The following table shows the ferrous and nonferrous metals movement on the SHFE and DCE on Dec 11, 2019

Data Analysis

03:43:05PM yesterday

Futures movement
Scheduled rebar production rises 0.7% in Dec amid high margins 

Output for domestic sales is planned at 8.15 million mt this month, up 0.72% from Nov

Data Analysis

03:34:39PM yesterday

Production data Rebar Wire rods
South China spot copper premiums steadied despite soaring futures

As of Dec 10, spot prices of 1# copper in south China were in a premium of 40 yuan/mt over the SHFE 1912 copper contract

Smm Insight

03:33:12PM yesterday

Market commentary Copper
Spot zinc premiums stemmed their decline amid improved trades in Shanghai 

But trades only limited picked up in Tianjin, even as downstream producers recovered on eased air pollution

Price Review Forecast

02:30:11PM yesterday

Market commentary Futures movement Spot zinc
US launched anti-dumping sunset review on electrolytic manganese dioxide from China

The duty was first imposed for 5 years in Oct 2008, and was extended for another 5 years in Jan 2015

Industry News

02:03:12PM yesterday

Electrolytic manganese dioxide (EMD) Manganese
Capacity of installed NEV power batteries rose 54% in November

But the capacity remained 25.9% lower from a year ago as the market showed after subsidy cuts

Data Analysis

01:51:55PM yesterday

Market commentary New Energy Vehicle NEV Power batteries
SMM Evening Comments (Dec 11)

SMM Evening Comments (Dec 11)

SHFE nonferrous metals, except for zinc, rose across the board on Wednesday as hopes of a delay in US tariffs boosted market sentiment

07:02:47PM yesterday

Price Review Forecast

Evening comments Futures movement
Steelmakers cut manganese purchasing prices in December tenders   

Steelmakers cut manganese purchasing prices in December tenders   

Muted trades in the spot market grew bearish sentiment about prices

06:59:50PM yesterday

Price Review Forecast

Market commentary Manganese Purchasing price
MMi Daily Iron Ore Report (Dec 11)

MMi Daily Iron Ore Report (Dec 11)

Physical port stock quotes were relatively stable this morning though moved higher in the afternoon.

06:13:27PM yesterday

Price Review Forecast

MMi Iron Ore Port Index
Hebei to activate orange alert for smog from December 13

Hebei to activate orange alert for smog from December 13

The south central and east of Hebei are required to implement level II anti-smog measures

04:07:43PM yesterday

Industry News

Smog alert
Data: SHFE, DCE market movement (Dec 11)

Data: SHFE, DCE market movement (Dec 11)

The following table shows the ferrous and nonferrous metals movement on the SHFE and DCE on Dec 11, 2019

03:43:05PM yesterday

Data Analysis

Futures movement
Scheduled rebar production rises 0.7% in Dec amid high margins 

Scheduled rebar production rises 0.7% in Dec amid high margins 

Output for domestic sales is planned at 8.15 million mt this month, up 0.72% from Nov

03:34:39PM yesterday

Data Analysis

Production data Rebar Wire rods
South China spot copper premiums steadied despite soaring futures

South China spot copper premiums steadied despite soaring futures

As of Dec 10, spot prices of 1# copper in south China were in a premium of 40 yuan/mt over the SHFE 1912 copper contract

03:33:12PM yesterday

Smm Insight

Market commentary Copper
Spot zinc premiums stemmed their decline amid improved trades in Shanghai 

Spot zinc premiums stemmed their decline amid improved trades in Shanghai 

But trades only limited picked up in Tianjin, even as downstream producers recovered on eased air pollution

02:30:11PM yesterday

Price Review Forecast

Market commentary Futures movement Spot zinc
US launched anti-dumping sunset review on electrolytic manganese dioxide from China

US launched anti-dumping sunset review on electrolytic manganese dioxide from China

The duty was first imposed for 5 years in Oct 2008, and was extended for another 5 years in Jan 2015

02:03:12PM yesterday

Industry News

Electrolytic manganese dioxide (EMD) Manganese
Capacity of installed NEV power batteries rose 54% in November

Capacity of installed NEV power batteries rose 54% in November

But the capacity remained 25.9% lower from a year ago as the market showed after subsidy cuts

01:51:55PM yesterday

Data Analysis

Market commentary New Energy Vehicle NEV Power batteries