Spot aluminium discounts to expand end-Dec

A00 aluminium prices have been flat with the SHFE December contract for four consecutive trading days as of Wednesday Dec 12

Smm Insight

11:48:50AM Dec 13, 2018

Market commentary Aluminium
More working days in Nov grow operating rates at secondary aluminium producers

Operating rates across Chinese secondary aluminium producers averaged 57.14% in Nov, up 0.33 percentage point from Oct

Data Analysis

11:36:39AM Dec 12, 2018

Operating rates Aluminium Secondary aluminium
Exclusive: China's base metals output in Nov

This is a roundup of China's base metals output in Nov

Smm Insight

06:43:57PM Dec 07, 2018

Production data Copper Alumina Aluminium Nickel Nickel pig iron NPI Nickel sulphate Lead Zinc Tin
SMM Al-Si Summit: Supply cuts to continue to lower aluminium inventory in 2019

Supply-side reform and winter production curbs slowed primary aluminium output growth in 2018

Smm Insight

05:08:03PM Dec 06, 2018

SMM Al Si Summit Aluminium
Oversupply to weigh on aluminium prices in Q1 2019

Global oversupply of alumina may reach nearly 1.77 million mt in the first quarter of 2019

Price Review Forecast

06:07:50PM Dec 05, 2018

Market commentary Aluminium Alumina
Greater investment in power grid holds operating rates at wire, cable producers stable

The rates averaged 86.2% in Nov, unchanged from a month ago but down 0.77 percentage point from a year ago

Data Analysis

11:48:34AM Dec 05, 2018

Operating rates Wire and cable
New capacity, weak raw material prices to expand downside room for aluminium prices

The SHFE 1901 contract failed to extend its gains on Tuesday, suggesting limited upward momentum

Smm Insight

11:24:57AM Dec 05, 2018

Market commentary Aluminium
Downstream cuts, eased winter curbs to lower prices of prebaked anode in Dec

In major production provinces of Shandong and Henan, some 1.96 million mt of capacity will be cut for this winter

Price Review Forecast

01:48:10PM Nov 26, 2018

Market commentary Prebaked anode
Primary aluminium capacity cuts to exceed 2 million mt in 2018

Weak aluminium prices and high costs kept aluminium producers running in losses

Smm Insight

05:34:45PM Nov 19, 2018

Production data Aluminium
Weak demand lowers operating rates at secondary aluminium producers in Oct

Rates averaged 56.81% in Oct, down 1.44 percentage points from a month ago and 3.19 percentage points from a year ago

Smm Insight

05:35:07PM Nov 13, 2018

Operating rate Aluminium Secondary aluminium
Spot aluminium discounts to expand end-Dec

Spot aluminium discounts to expand end-Dec

A00 aluminium prices have been flat with the SHFE December contract for four consecutive trading days as of Wednesday Dec 12

11:48:50AM Dec 13, 2018

Smm Insight

Market commentary Aluminium
More working days in Nov grow operating rates at secondary aluminium producers

More working days in Nov grow operating rates at secondary aluminium producers

Operating rates across Chinese secondary aluminium producers averaged 57.14% in Nov, up 0.33 percentage point from Oct

11:36:39AM Dec 12, 2018

Data Analysis

Operating rates Aluminium Secondary aluminium
Exclusive: China's base metals output in Nov

Exclusive: China's base metals output in Nov

This is a roundup of China's base metals output in Nov

06:43:57PM Dec 07, 2018

Smm Insight

Production data Copper Alumina Aluminium Nickel Nickel pig iron NPI Nickel sulphate Lead Zinc Tin
SMM Al-Si Summit: Supply cuts to continue to lower aluminium inventory in 2019

SMM Al-Si Summit: Supply cuts to continue to lower aluminium inventory in 2019

Supply-side reform and winter production curbs slowed primary aluminium output growth in 2018

05:08:03PM Dec 06, 2018

Smm Insight

SMM Al Si Summit Aluminium
Oversupply to weigh on aluminium prices in Q1 2019

Oversupply to weigh on aluminium prices in Q1 2019

Global oversupply of alumina may reach nearly 1.77 million mt in the first quarter of 2019

06:07:50PM Dec 05, 2018

Price Review Forecast

Market commentary Aluminium Alumina
Greater investment in power grid holds operating rates at wire, cable producers stable

Greater investment in power grid holds operating rates at wire, cable producers stable

The rates averaged 86.2% in Nov, unchanged from a month ago but down 0.77 percentage point from a year ago

11:48:34AM Dec 05, 2018

Data Analysis

Operating rates Wire and cable
New capacity, weak raw material prices to expand downside room for aluminium prices

New capacity, weak raw material prices to expand downside room for aluminium prices

The SHFE 1901 contract failed to extend its gains on Tuesday, suggesting limited upward momentum

11:24:57AM Dec 05, 2018

Smm Insight

Market commentary Aluminium
Downstream cuts, eased winter curbs to lower prices of prebaked anode in Dec

Downstream cuts, eased winter curbs to lower prices of prebaked anode in Dec

In major production provinces of Shandong and Henan, some 1.96 million mt of capacity will be cut for this winter

01:48:10PM Nov 26, 2018

Price Review Forecast

Market commentary Prebaked anode
Primary aluminium capacity cuts to exceed 2 million mt in 2018

Primary aluminium capacity cuts to exceed 2 million mt in 2018

Weak aluminium prices and high costs kept aluminium producers running in losses

05:34:45PM Nov 19, 2018

Smm Insight

Production data Aluminium
Weak demand lowers operating rates at secondary aluminium producers in Oct

Weak demand lowers operating rates at secondary aluminium producers in Oct

Rates averaged 56.81% in Oct, down 1.44 percentage points from a month ago and 3.19 percentage points from a year ago

05:35:07PM Nov 13, 2018

Smm Insight

Operating rate Aluminium Secondary aluminium