Downstream nickel PMI rises from Nov to 46.91 in Dec

This was 6.75 higher from Nov but remained below 50, which separates expansion from contraction, for two consecutive months

Data Analysis

06:11:03PM Jan 02, 2019

PMI Market commentary Nickel
Notice: New Year's Day holiday schedule

SMM offices will close from Dec 30, 2018 to Jan 1, 2019

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08:29:14AM Jan 02, 2019

SMM
SMM Price Forecast Conference 2019: Integrated capacity of NPI, stainless steel to dominate

Output produced by integrated NPI and stainless steel production likely to account for 60-70% of output by end-2019

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05:21:43PM Oct 19, 2018

SMM Price Forecast Conference Nickel
SMM & ICBC Metals Seminar: Demand from new-energy to support nickel prices 

Nickel consumption in the new-energy battery sector in China will support nickel prices. Demand will continue to grow after 2020

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03:29:11PM Oct 10, 2018

LME week
LME Week: Winter cuts to buoy nickel prices

Winter cuts will affect NPI prices to a greater extent this year and this is likely to keep nickel prices tighter over winter

Feature

10:10:39PM Oct 09, 2018

LME week
LME Week: Chinese infrastructure to accelerate in H2 2018, SMM says

Infrastructure construction will grow as Beijing has been loosening policies in the face of potential impact from the trade war

Feature

01:38:29PM Oct 09, 2018

LME Week
LME Week: Challenges for commodities in a low-carbon economy

The transition across commodities will be determinant on supply chain changes, said Jeremy Weir, CEO of Trafigura

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09:06:23PM Oct 08, 2018

LME week
LME Week: Nickel voted as most promising metal for 2019

Nickel received 39% of votes in a poll at LME week in London

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08:53:28PM Oct 08, 2018

LME week
Notice: China’s National Day holiday

SMM offices will be closed from Monday Oct 1 to Sunday Oct 7 for the National Day holiday

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03:52:27PM Sep 30, 2018

National Day
Exclusive: China's base metals output in Aug

A roundup of China’s base metals output in Aug through SMM survey of major producers

Smm Insight

06:26:55PM Sep 06, 2018

Production data Copper Alumina Aluminium Nickel Nickel pig iron NPI Nickel sulphate Lead Zinc Tin
Downstream nickel PMI rises from Nov to 46.91 in Dec

Downstream nickel PMI rises from Nov to 46.91 in Dec

This was 6.75 higher from Nov but remained below 50, which separates expansion from contraction, for two consecutive months

06:11:03PM Jan 02, 2019

Data Analysis

PMI Market commentary Nickel
Notice: New Year's Day holiday schedule

Notice: New Year's Day holiday schedule

SMM offices will close from Dec 30, 2018 to Jan 1, 2019

08:29:14AM Jan 02, 2019

Feature

SMM
SMM Price Forecast Conference 2019: Integrated capacity of NPI, stainless steel to dominate

SMM Price Forecast Conference 2019: Integrated capacity of NPI, stainless steel to dominate

Output produced by integrated NPI and stainless steel production likely to account for 60-70% of output by end-2019

05:21:43PM Oct 19, 2018

Feature

SMM Price Forecast Conference Nickel
SMM & ICBC Metals Seminar: Demand from new-energy to support nickel prices 

SMM & ICBC Metals Seminar: Demand from new-energy to support nickel prices 

Nickel consumption in the new-energy battery sector in China will support nickel prices. Demand will continue to grow after 2020

03:29:11PM Oct 10, 2018

Feature

LME week
LME Week: Winter cuts to buoy nickel prices

LME Week: Winter cuts to buoy nickel prices

Winter cuts will affect NPI prices to a greater extent this year and this is likely to keep nickel prices tighter over winter

10:10:39PM Oct 09, 2018

Feature

LME week
LME Week: Chinese infrastructure to accelerate in H2 2018, SMM says

LME Week: Chinese infrastructure to accelerate in H2 2018, SMM says

Infrastructure construction will grow as Beijing has been loosening policies in the face of potential impact from the trade war

01:38:29PM Oct 09, 2018

Feature

LME Week
LME Week: Challenges for commodities in a low-carbon economy

LME Week: Challenges for commodities in a low-carbon economy

The transition across commodities will be determinant on supply chain changes, said Jeremy Weir, CEO of Trafigura

09:06:23PM Oct 08, 2018

Feature

LME week
LME Week: Nickel voted as most promising metal for 2019

LME Week: Nickel voted as most promising metal for 2019

Nickel received 39% of votes in a poll at LME week in London

08:53:28PM Oct 08, 2018

Feature

LME week
Notice: China’s National Day holiday

Notice: China’s National Day holiday

SMM offices will be closed from Monday Oct 1 to Sunday Oct 7 for the National Day holiday

03:52:27PM Sep 30, 2018

Feature

National Day
Exclusive: China's base metals output in Aug

Exclusive: China's base metals output in Aug

A roundup of China’s base metals output in Aug through SMM survey of major producers

06:26:55PM Sep 06, 2018

Smm Insight

Production data Copper Alumina Aluminium Nickel Nickel pig iron NPI Nickel sulphate Lead Zinc Tin