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Category 6 import restrictions to impact copper scrap supply in Jul

SMM assessed the restriction to affect by at least 30,000 mt of secondary copper production in Jul

Price Review Forecast

07:09:42PM yesterday

Market commentary Copper scrap
Operating rates across secondary aluminium producers rebound sharply in Mar

Rates averaged 61.13% in Mar, up 22.02 percentage points from Feb and 0.3 percentage point from a year earlier

Smm Insight

02:24:13PM Apr 12, 2019

Operating rates Aluminium Secondary aluminium
Operating rates across primary lead smelters remain unchanged on week 

Rates across primary lead smelters in Henan, Hunan and Yunnan averaged 59% in the week through Apr 12

Data Analysis

01:44:54PM Apr 12, 2019

Operating rates Primary lead
SMM Aluminium Summit: Trade barriers, weaker demand to hurt aluminium exports in 2019

China exported 343,000 mt of unwrought aluminium and aluminium products in Feb, down 209,000 mt Jan

Smm Insight

11:45:03AM Apr 12, 2019

SMM Aluminium Summit
Operating rates at zinc oxide producers rise to 53.57% in Mar

Zinc oxide producers will maintain regular operation in the traditional high season of Apr

Data Analysis

10:53:46AM Apr 12, 2019

Operating rates Zinc oxide
Operating rates of zinc die-casting alloy producers rebound in Mar

Downstream sectors of hardware, lock, and zipper registered significant growth in output, and this pulled up demand

Data Analysis

10:52:32AM Apr 12, 2019

Operating rates Zinc die-casting
Licensed smelters of secondary lead operate at high rate of 55.29% in Mar

Output of secondary lead across licensed smelters is estimated to grow 65,000 mt from Feb to stand at 159,800 mt in Mar

Data Analysis

10:51:00AM Apr 12, 2019

Operating rates Secondary lead
Mar operating rates at galvanising plants exceed expectations 

Higher prices of steel products improved profits at galvanising plants

Data Analysis

10:48:58AM Apr 12, 2019

Operating rates Galvanising
Consumption pessimism, supply growth weigh on Shanghai lead prices

The most active SHFE lead contract lost close to 3% during Apr 10-11

Smm Insight

04:50:13PM Apr 11, 2019

Market commentary Lead
Power supply restrictions to rally prices of silico-manganese alloy late-Apr

The looming electricity supply cuts helped stem the decline in prices of #6517 silico-manganese alloy on Apr 11

Price Review Forecast

01:50:33PM Apr 11, 2019

Market commentary Silico-manganese
Category 6 import restrictions to impact copper scrap supply in Jul

Category 6 import restrictions to impact copper scrap supply in Jul

SMM assessed the restriction to affect by at least 30,000 mt of secondary copper production in Jul

07:09:42PM yesterday

Price Review Forecast

Market commentary Copper scrap
Operating rates across secondary aluminium producers rebound sharply in Mar

Operating rates across secondary aluminium producers rebound sharply in Mar

Rates averaged 61.13% in Mar, up 22.02 percentage points from Feb and 0.3 percentage point from a year earlier

02:24:13PM Apr 12, 2019

Smm Insight

Operating rates Aluminium Secondary aluminium
Operating rates across primary lead smelters remain unchanged on week 

Operating rates across primary lead smelters remain unchanged on week 

Rates across primary lead smelters in Henan, Hunan and Yunnan averaged 59% in the week through Apr 12

01:44:54PM Apr 12, 2019

Data Analysis

Operating rates Primary lead
SMM Aluminium Summit: Trade barriers, weaker demand to hurt aluminium exports in 2019

SMM Aluminium Summit: Trade barriers, weaker demand to hurt aluminium exports in 2019

China exported 343,000 mt of unwrought aluminium and aluminium products in Feb, down 209,000 mt Jan

11:45:03AM Apr 12, 2019

Smm Insight

SMM Aluminium Summit
Operating rates at zinc oxide producers rise to 53.57% in Mar

Operating rates at zinc oxide producers rise to 53.57% in Mar

Zinc oxide producers will maintain regular operation in the traditional high season of Apr

10:53:46AM Apr 12, 2019

Data Analysis

Operating rates Zinc oxide
Operating rates of zinc die-casting alloy producers rebound in Mar

Operating rates of zinc die-casting alloy producers rebound in Mar

Downstream sectors of hardware, lock, and zipper registered significant growth in output, and this pulled up demand

10:52:32AM Apr 12, 2019

Data Analysis

Operating rates Zinc die-casting
Licensed smelters of secondary lead operate at high rate of 55.29% in Mar

Licensed smelters of secondary lead operate at high rate of 55.29% in Mar

Output of secondary lead across licensed smelters is estimated to grow 65,000 mt from Feb to stand at 159,800 mt in Mar

10:51:00AM Apr 12, 2019

Data Analysis

Operating rates Secondary lead
Mar operating rates at galvanising plants exceed expectations 

Mar operating rates at galvanising plants exceed expectations 

Higher prices of steel products improved profits at galvanising plants

10:48:58AM Apr 12, 2019

Data Analysis

Operating rates Galvanising
Consumption pessimism, supply growth weigh on Shanghai lead prices

Consumption pessimism, supply growth weigh on Shanghai lead prices

The most active SHFE lead contract lost close to 3% during Apr 10-11

04:50:13PM Apr 11, 2019

Smm Insight

Market commentary Lead
Power supply restrictions to rally prices of silico-manganese alloy late-Apr

Power supply restrictions to rally prices of silico-manganese alloy late-Apr

The looming electricity supply cuts helped stem the decline in prices of #6517 silico-manganese alloy on Apr 11

01:50:33PM Apr 11, 2019

Price Review Forecast

Market commentary Silico-manganese