Heze of Shandong province becomes 1st city to ease home-purchase restrictions

This followed after the first round of nation-wide regulations on house purchase began in Sep 2016

Industry News

12:04:04PM

Market commentary
Greater domestic capacity to lower high-carbon ferrochrome imports

Imports are expected to fall by 9% year on year to 2.4 million mt in 2018

Data Analysis

02:47:56PM Dec 17, 2018

Tradeflow High-carbon ferrochrome
Demand for ternary materials buoys cobalt sulphate output in Nov

Production stood at 3,660 mt in Nov, up from 2,315 mt in Oct. Both were in metal content

Data Analysis

02:07:36PM Dec 17, 2018

Production data Ternary materials
Higher costs in dry season lower Nov operating rates at silicon plants

Rates dipped 6.2 percentage points from Oct, to 50.6% in Nov

Data Analysis

05:38:05PM Dec 13, 2018

Operating rates Silicon
Stable foreign demand little changes manganese exports in Oct

This was despite falling prices of manganese in Oct

Data Analysis

03:27:35PM Dec 13, 2018

Market commentary Tradeflow Manganese
Jan-Oct lithium-ion battery installed capacity up 90.2% YoY 

The increase was mostly attributed to electric passenger vehicles

Data Analysis

06:17:15PM Dec 12, 2018

Market commentary Lithium-ion batter Installed capacity
Passenger car sales dip for 6 straight months in Nov

CPCA data showed that about 2.02 million passenger cars were sold in Nov, down 18% from Nov 2017

Data Analysis

10:48:57AM Dec 11, 2018

Market commentary New Energy Vehicle Passenger car
More manganese mills in Songtao approved to resume from Dec 5

This was according to the third batch of approval that allowed local manganese plants and miners to come back to operation

Industry News

02:57:18PM Dec 07, 2018

Market commentary Environmental protection drive
NEV market to expand lithium-ion battery production by 23%

Output is expected to reach 12.1 billion units this year

Industry News

03:09:15PM Dec 06, 2018

Market commentary Lithium battery
Report: Trade dispute lowers Jan-Sep car imports by 4.2% YoY

China imported 847,000 automobiles in Jan-Sep, down 4.2% from the same period in 2017

Industry News

11:56:22AM Dec 05, 2018

Market commentary Tradeflow Automobile
Heze of Shandong province becomes 1st city to ease home-purchase restrictions

Heze of Shandong province becomes 1st city to ease home-purchase restrictions

This followed after the first round of nation-wide regulations on house purchase began in Sep 2016

12:04:04PM

Industry News

Market commentary
Greater domestic capacity to lower high-carbon ferrochrome imports

Greater domestic capacity to lower high-carbon ferrochrome imports

Imports are expected to fall by 9% year on year to 2.4 million mt in 2018

02:47:56PM Dec 17, 2018

Data Analysis

Tradeflow High-carbon ferrochrome
Demand for ternary materials buoys cobalt sulphate output in Nov

Demand for ternary materials buoys cobalt sulphate output in Nov

Production stood at 3,660 mt in Nov, up from 2,315 mt in Oct. Both were in metal content

02:07:36PM Dec 17, 2018

Data Analysis

Production data Ternary materials
Higher costs in dry season lower Nov operating rates at silicon plants

Higher costs in dry season lower Nov operating rates at silicon plants

Rates dipped 6.2 percentage points from Oct, to 50.6% in Nov

05:38:05PM Dec 13, 2018

Data Analysis

Operating rates Silicon
Stable foreign demand little changes manganese exports in Oct

Stable foreign demand little changes manganese exports in Oct

This was despite falling prices of manganese in Oct

03:27:35PM Dec 13, 2018

Data Analysis

Market commentary Tradeflow Manganese
Jan-Oct lithium-ion battery installed capacity up 90.2% YoY 

Jan-Oct lithium-ion battery installed capacity up 90.2% YoY 

The increase was mostly attributed to electric passenger vehicles

06:17:15PM Dec 12, 2018

Data Analysis

Market commentary Lithium-ion batter Installed capacity
Passenger car sales dip for 6 straight months in Nov

Passenger car sales dip for 6 straight months in Nov

CPCA data showed that about 2.02 million passenger cars were sold in Nov, down 18% from Nov 2017

10:48:57AM Dec 11, 2018

Data Analysis

Market commentary New Energy Vehicle Passenger car
More manganese mills in Songtao approved to resume from Dec 5

More manganese mills in Songtao approved to resume from Dec 5

This was according to the third batch of approval that allowed local manganese plants and miners to come back to operation

02:57:18PM Dec 07, 2018

Industry News

Market commentary Environmental protection drive
NEV market to expand lithium-ion battery production by 23%

NEV market to expand lithium-ion battery production by 23%

Output is expected to reach 12.1 billion units this year

03:09:15PM Dec 06, 2018

Industry News

Market commentary Lithium battery
Report: Trade dispute lowers Jan-Sep car imports by 4.2% YoY

Report: Trade dispute lowers Jan-Sep car imports by 4.2% YoY

China imported 847,000 automobiles in Jan-Sep, down 4.2% from the same period in 2017

11:56:22AM Dec 05, 2018

Industry News

Market commentary Tradeflow Automobile