Hainan province to ban sales of diesel, petrol cars from Mar 1

Hainan aims to eliminate diesel, petrol cars by 2030

Industry News

03:29:28PM Jan 16, 2019

New-energy vehicles Electric vehicles
Earlier issuance of local bonds to buoy steel market in Q2

The move was to offset weakness in January's exports and in broader economic growth

Industry News

11:44:57AM Jan 16, 2019

Government policy Steel
Hebei raises steel capacity cuts for 2019

It plans to cut 14 million mt of steel capacity in 2019

Industry News

02:06:25PM Jan 15, 2019

Steel Supply-side reform
US-China trade surplus hit record high in 2018

China's surplus with the US rose 17% from a year ago to hit $323.32 billion in 2018

Data Analysis

03:12:28PM Jan 14, 2019

Tradeflow
Long-term contract trades cool spot market of blister copper

In spot market as of Friday Jan 11, RCs for domestic blister copper were mostly offered at 1,450-1,650 yuan/mt

Price Review Forecast

05:42:56PM Jan 11, 2019

Market commentary Blister copper Refining charges (RCs)
Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei to face above-average levels of pollution Jan 10-14

This will also affect the majority of Henan province, the west of Shandong province, and cities in Fen-wei plain

Industry News

10:26:47AM Jan 10, 2019

Environmental protection drive
Processing charges for copper rods dip in Dec 

SMM assessed processing charges of 12mm copper rods for electrical applications in Dec at 600-750 yuan/mt

Price Review Forecast

11:28:10AM Jan 09, 2019

Processing charges Copper rods
Report: Tesla begins construction on factory in Shanghai 

The electric carmaker aims to produce 250,000 pure electric cars per year in the first phase

Industry News

10:38:32AM Jan 08, 2019

Market commentary
TCs of imported copper concentrate flat on week

Offers stayed flat week on week as of Friday Jan 4, at $90-94/mt

Price Review Forecast

03:01:03PM Jan 04, 2019

Market commentary Copper concentrate TC Treatment charges
Dezhou, Shandong to suspend construction for winter on Jan 11

Frequent warnings about pollution and severe weather in winter threatened workplace safety and lowered operating rates

Industry News

02:23:49PM Jan 03, 2019

Market commentary
Hainan province to ban sales of diesel, petrol cars from Mar 1

Hainan province to ban sales of diesel, petrol cars from Mar 1

Hainan aims to eliminate diesel, petrol cars by 2030

03:29:28PM Jan 16, 2019

Industry News

New-energy vehicles Electric vehicles
Earlier issuance of local bonds to buoy steel market in Q2

Earlier issuance of local bonds to buoy steel market in Q2

The move was to offset weakness in January's exports and in broader economic growth

11:44:57AM Jan 16, 2019

Industry News

Government policy Steel
Hebei raises steel capacity cuts for 2019

Hebei raises steel capacity cuts for 2019

It plans to cut 14 million mt of steel capacity in 2019

02:06:25PM Jan 15, 2019

Industry News

Steel Supply-side reform
US-China trade surplus hit record high in 2018

US-China trade surplus hit record high in 2018

China's surplus with the US rose 17% from a year ago to hit $323.32 billion in 2018

03:12:28PM Jan 14, 2019

Data Analysis

Tradeflow
Long-term contract trades cool spot market of blister copper

Long-term contract trades cool spot market of blister copper

In spot market as of Friday Jan 11, RCs for domestic blister copper were mostly offered at 1,450-1,650 yuan/mt

05:42:56PM Jan 11, 2019

Price Review Forecast

Market commentary Blister copper Refining charges (RCs)
Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei to face above-average levels of pollution Jan 10-14

Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei to face above-average levels of pollution Jan 10-14

This will also affect the majority of Henan province, the west of Shandong province, and cities in Fen-wei plain

10:26:47AM Jan 10, 2019

Industry News

Environmental protection drive
Processing charges for copper rods dip in Dec 

Processing charges for copper rods dip in Dec 

SMM assessed processing charges of 12mm copper rods for electrical applications in Dec at 600-750 yuan/mt

11:28:10AM Jan 09, 2019

Price Review Forecast

Processing charges Copper rods
Report: Tesla begins construction on factory in Shanghai 

Report: Tesla begins construction on factory in Shanghai 

The electric carmaker aims to produce 250,000 pure electric cars per year in the first phase

10:38:32AM Jan 08, 2019

Industry News

Market commentary
TCs of imported copper concentrate flat on week

TCs of imported copper concentrate flat on week

Offers stayed flat week on week as of Friday Jan 4, at $90-94/mt

03:01:03PM Jan 04, 2019

Price Review Forecast

Market commentary Copper concentrate TC Treatment charges
Dezhou, Shandong to suspend construction for winter on Jan 11

Dezhou, Shandong to suspend construction for winter on Jan 11

Frequent warnings about pollution and severe weather in winter threatened workplace safety and lowered operating rates

02:23:49PM Jan 03, 2019

Industry News

Market commentary