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
Poor demand limits rebound in operating rate across lead-acid battery producers 

Rates at lead-acid battery plants across Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Hubei, Hebei averaged 62.07% in the week ended Jan 11

Data Analysis

11:31:21AM Jan 14, 2019

Operating rates Lead-acid battery
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
Annual targets drive primary lead smelters to operate at higher levels in Dec

Operating rate averaged 65.56% in Dec, up 2.46 percentage points from Nov and up 5.83 percentage points from Dec 2017

Data Analysis

10:53:38AM Jan 09, 2019

Operating rates Primary lead smelters
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
New Year holiday lowers operating rate across lead-acid battery producers 

Rates extended declines by 4.18 percentage points week on week, and averaged 59.53% in the week through Jan 4

Data Analysis

10:04:15AM Jan 07, 2019

Operating rates Lead-acid battery
Primary lead social stocks rebound as sellers raise offers

Stocks in Shanghai and Guangdong rebounded by 900 mt over the week ended Friday Jan 4, and stood at 19,300 mt

Data Analysis

04:56:11PM Jan 04, 2019

Inventory data Lead
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
Poor demand limits rebound in operating rate across lead-acid battery producers 

Poor demand limits rebound in operating rate across lead-acid battery producers 

Rates at lead-acid battery plants across Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Hubei, Hebei averaged 62.07% in the week ended Jan 11

11:31:21AM Jan 14, 2019

Data Analysis

Operating rates Lead-acid battery
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
Annual targets drive primary lead smelters to operate at higher levels in Dec

Annual targets drive primary lead smelters to operate at higher levels in Dec

Operating rate averaged 65.56% in Dec, up 2.46 percentage points from Nov and up 5.83 percentage points from Dec 2017

10:53:38AM Jan 09, 2019

Data Analysis

Operating rates Primary lead smelters
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
New Year holiday lowers operating rate across lead-acid battery producers 

New Year holiday lowers operating rate across lead-acid battery producers 

Rates extended declines by 4.18 percentage points week on week, and averaged 59.53% in the week through Jan 4

10:04:15AM Jan 07, 2019

Data Analysis

Operating rates Lead-acid battery
Primary lead social stocks rebound as sellers raise offers

Primary lead social stocks rebound as sellers raise offers

Stocks in Shanghai and Guangdong rebounded by 900 mt over the week ended Friday Jan 4, and stood at 19,300 mt

04:56:11PM Jan 04, 2019

Data Analysis

Inventory data Lead