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China issued Import quotas for another 9,844 mt of aluminium scrap

Companies included in the latest batch have obtained 13,834 mt of Al scrap quotas for Q4, down 70.52% from 46,930 mt for Q3

Smm Insight

02:40:27PM Dec 05, 2019

Aluminium Aluminium scrap
China copper downstream activity expanded in Nov

A slowdown in new orders growth, however, grows concerns about future consumption

Smm Insight

04:12:00PM Dec 04, 2019

Copper PMI
Strong demand for base metals in 2020, copper market to remain tight

2020 will be the "year of completions" as developers are pushed to finish developments and price weakness starts to appear.

Price Review Forecast

04:00:00PM Dec 03, 2019

LME fundamentals copper steel nickel zinc aluminium iron
Shanghai nickel prices at risk of further downside

Stainless steel output cuts may unlikely to reverse the overall supply glut

Smm Insight

06:31:20PM Nov 28, 2019

Market commentary Nickel Stainless steel
China to cut copper scrap import quotas by 50% in 2020

There will not be more quotas granted for this year, a source from CMRA Recycling Metal Branch told SMM

Smm Insight

02:38:30PM Nov 28, 2019

Copper scrap Copper Scrap
Rebar-HRC profit spreads to little ease growing HRC supply

As of Nov 27, rebar gross profit margins stood at around 400 yuan/mt, 500 yuan/mt lower than rebar margins of 900 yuan/mt

Smm Insight

11:30:59AM Nov 28, 2019

Market commentary Rebar HRC Steel
China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: Oversupply to weigh on zinc prices

The three-month LME zinc is expected to move between $1,900-2,800/mt in 2020, with SHFE zinc at 17,000-21,000 yuan/mt

Smm Insight

06:35:46PM Nov 25, 2019

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting Zinc
China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: China aluminium production to grow 2.5% in 2020

China’s production of primary aluminium is expected to grow much faster than consumption in 2020

Smm Insight

05:23:41PM Nov 25, 2019

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting Aluminium bauxite alumina
China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: Indonesia to overtake China as top NPI producer in 2020

China’s NPI production will decline 13% to 510,000 mt in Ni content in 2020

Smm Insight

04:10:09PM Nov 25, 2019

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting Nickel NPI Indonesia
Chinese EAF steelmakers sharply stepped up operations as margins recovered on higher steel prices

Operating rates at Chinese EAF steel mills averaged 65% as of Nov 20, up 10 percentage points from the start of the month

Smm Insight

11:01:52AM Nov 21, 2019

Operating rates EAF Steel
China issued Import quotas for another 9,844 mt of aluminium scrap

China issued Import quotas for another 9,844 mt of aluminium scrap

Companies included in the latest batch have obtained 13,834 mt of Al scrap quotas for Q4, down 70.52% from 46,930 mt for Q3

02:40:27PM Dec 05, 2019

Smm Insight

Aluminium Aluminium scrap
China copper downstream activity expanded in Nov

China copper downstream activity expanded in Nov

A slowdown in new orders growth, however, grows concerns about future consumption

04:12:00PM Dec 04, 2019

Smm Insight

Copper PMI
Strong demand for base metals in 2020, copper market to remain tight

Strong demand for base metals in 2020, copper market to remain tight

2020 will be the "year of completions" as developers are pushed to finish developments and price weakness starts to appear.

04:00:00PM Dec 03, 2019

Price Review Forecast

LME fundamentals copper steel nickel zinc aluminium iron
Shanghai nickel prices at risk of further downside

Shanghai nickel prices at risk of further downside

Stainless steel output cuts may unlikely to reverse the overall supply glut

06:31:20PM Nov 28, 2019

Smm Insight

Market commentary Nickel Stainless steel
China to cut copper scrap import quotas by 50% in 2020

China to cut copper scrap import quotas by 50% in 2020

There will not be more quotas granted for this year, a source from CMRA Recycling Metal Branch told SMM

02:38:30PM Nov 28, 2019

Smm Insight

Copper scrap Copper Scrap
Rebar-HRC profit spreads to little ease growing HRC supply

Rebar-HRC profit spreads to little ease growing HRC supply

As of Nov 27, rebar gross profit margins stood at around 400 yuan/mt, 500 yuan/mt lower than rebar margins of 900 yuan/mt

11:30:59AM Nov 28, 2019

Smm Insight

Market commentary Rebar HRC Steel
China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: Oversupply to weigh on zinc prices

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: Oversupply to weigh on zinc prices

The three-month LME zinc is expected to move between $1,900-2,800/mt in 2020, with SHFE zinc at 17,000-21,000 yuan/mt

06:35:46PM Nov 25, 2019

Smm Insight

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting Zinc
China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: China aluminium production to grow 2.5% in 2020

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: China aluminium production to grow 2.5% in 2020

China’s production of primary aluminium is expected to grow much faster than consumption in 2020

05:23:41PM Nov 25, 2019

Smm Insight

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting Aluminium bauxite alumina
China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: Indonesia to overtake China as top NPI producer in 2020

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: Indonesia to overtake China as top NPI producer in 2020

China’s NPI production will decline 13% to 510,000 mt in Ni content in 2020

04:10:09PM Nov 25, 2019

Smm Insight

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting Nickel NPI Indonesia
Chinese EAF steelmakers sharply stepped up operations as margins recovered on higher steel prices

Chinese EAF steelmakers sharply stepped up operations as margins recovered on higher steel prices

Operating rates at Chinese EAF steel mills averaged 65% as of Nov 20, up 10 percentage points from the start of the month

11:01:52AM Nov 21, 2019

Smm Insight

Operating rates EAF Steel