Weak market to extend decline in operating rates of prebaked anode plants in Mar

Operating rates across China’s prebaked anode producers averaged 57.97% in Feb, down 0.99 percentage point from Jan

Data Analysis

04:55:49PM

Operating rates Prebaked anode
Operating rates at scrap-using copper rod producers fall for 4 consecutive months

Rates fell 5.83 percentage points from Jan to stand at 44.47% in Feb

Data Analysis

03:59:59PM

Operating rates Copper Copper rod Copper scrap
Data: SHFE, DCE market movement (Mar 18)

The following table shows the ferrous and nonferrous metals movement on the SHFE and DCE on Monday Mar 18, 2019

Data Analysis

03:47:14PM

Futures movement
Production of ternary materials to rebound after falling 5% in Feb

A shorter month, output cuts for some regular specifications accounted for the month-on-month decline in Feb

Data Analysis

03:46:49PM

Production data Ternary materials
China's steel bar output rises 10.9% YoY in Jan-Feb: NBS

Domestic production of medium-sized steel belt and strip increased 12.1% year on year

Data Analysis

03:46:29PM

Production data Steel
Holiday, weak demand sharply lower Feb operating rates across secondary aluminium producers

Operating rates across Chinese secondary aluminium producers are expected to slightly rebound to about 50% in Mar

Data Analysis

02:36:47PM

Operating rates Aluminium Secondary aluminium
Deliveries, recovering consumption lower zinc social inventories

Stocks declined 1,800 mt from Mar 15 but rose 6,500 mt from Mar 11 to stand at 228,600 mt as of Mar 18

Data Analysis

01:56:25PM

Inventory data Zinc
Primary aluminium inventories extend gains as high prices sideline buyers

Stocks came in at 1.755 million mt as of Monday Mar 18, up 1,000 mt from Thursday Mar 14

Data Analysis

11:24:12AM

Inventory data Aluminium
China's copper output gain 6.3% YoY in Jan-Feb: NBS

In the first two months of the year, daily production of copper cathode averaged 22,712 mt, down 16.1% from Dec

Data Analysis

10:55:10AM

Production data Copper Alumina Lead Zinc
Chromite port stocks decline 3% on week

Inventories across Chinese ports declined 3% week on week to stand at 3 million mt as of Mar 15

Data Analysis

10:17:44AM

Inventory data Chrome ore Chromite
Weak market to extend decline in operating rates of prebaked anode plants in Mar

Weak market to extend decline in operating rates of prebaked anode plants in Mar

Operating rates across China’s prebaked anode producers averaged 57.97% in Feb, down 0.99 percentage point from Jan

04:55:49PM

Data Analysis

Operating rates Prebaked anode
Operating rates at scrap-using copper rod producers fall for 4 consecutive months

Operating rates at scrap-using copper rod producers fall for 4 consecutive months

Rates fell 5.83 percentage points from Jan to stand at 44.47% in Feb

03:59:59PM

Data Analysis

Operating rates Copper Copper rod Copper scrap
Data: SHFE, DCE market movement (Mar 18)

Data: SHFE, DCE market movement (Mar 18)

The following table shows the ferrous and nonferrous metals movement on the SHFE and DCE on Monday Mar 18, 2019

03:47:14PM

Data Analysis

Futures movement
Production of ternary materials to rebound after falling 5% in Feb

Production of ternary materials to rebound after falling 5% in Feb

A shorter month, output cuts for some regular specifications accounted for the month-on-month decline in Feb

03:46:49PM

Data Analysis

Production data Ternary materials
China's steel bar output rises 10.9% YoY in Jan-Feb: NBS

China's steel bar output rises 10.9% YoY in Jan-Feb: NBS

Domestic production of medium-sized steel belt and strip increased 12.1% year on year

03:46:29PM

Data Analysis

Production data Steel
Holiday, weak demand sharply lower Feb operating rates across secondary aluminium producers

Holiday, weak demand sharply lower Feb operating rates across secondary aluminium producers

Operating rates across Chinese secondary aluminium producers are expected to slightly rebound to about 50% in Mar

02:36:47PM

Data Analysis

Operating rates Aluminium Secondary aluminium
Deliveries, recovering consumption lower zinc social inventories

Deliveries, recovering consumption lower zinc social inventories

Stocks declined 1,800 mt from Mar 15 but rose 6,500 mt from Mar 11 to stand at 228,600 mt as of Mar 18

01:56:25PM

Data Analysis

Inventory data Zinc
Primary aluminium inventories extend gains as high prices sideline buyers

Primary aluminium inventories extend gains as high prices sideline buyers

Stocks came in at 1.755 million mt as of Monday Mar 18, up 1,000 mt from Thursday Mar 14

11:24:12AM

Data Analysis

Inventory data Aluminium
China's copper output gain 6.3% YoY in Jan-Feb: NBS

China's copper output gain 6.3% YoY in Jan-Feb: NBS

In the first two months of the year, daily production of copper cathode averaged 22,712 mt, down 16.1% from Dec

10:55:10AM

Data Analysis

Production data Copper Alumina Lead Zinc
Chromite port stocks decline 3% on week

Chromite port stocks decline 3% on week

Inventories across Chinese ports declined 3% week on week to stand at 3 million mt as of Mar 15

10:17:44AM

Data Analysis

Inventory data Chrome ore Chromite