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Copper scrap imports in Jul hit 2018 high

China’s copper scrap imports in Jul hit the highest monthly level so far this year


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Latest Chinese tariffs to affect copper scrap imports from US

China’s latest 25% tariffs on $16 billion worth of US goods starting Aug 23 are expected to deter copper scrap imports

01:27PM Aug 09, 2018

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Exclusive: China's base metals output in Jul

A roundup of China’s base metals output in July through SMM survey of major producers

04:17PM Aug 07, 2018

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China's $60 billion tariffs on US goods see little impact on copper

Minimal impact is expected on US supply of copper concentrate, anode and cathode to China

09:56AM Aug 07, 2018

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Low season keeps downstream copper PMI below 50 in Jul

The low season weakened economic activity across downstream copper sectors in Jul, except for power and electronics

03:45PM Jul 31, 2018

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Exclusive: China’s base metals output in Jun

This is a roundup of China’s base metals output in June, exclusively surveyed by SMM

02:38PM Jul 06, 2018

Data Analysis

Copper concentrate TCs floor price to rebound in Q3

The floor price of imported copper concentrate TCs for Q3 is likely to stand at $85-87/mt, SMM estimated 

06:56PM Jun 26, 2018

Price Review & Forecast

Shanty town redevelopment may cool down on CDB's policy change

Boom of shanty town redevelopment in China may cool down

04:03PM Jun 26, 2018

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Copper prices up on supply concerns during environmental probe

A potential disruption in supply from domestic environmental reviews and a declining US dollar buoyed prices of SHFE copper recently

06:52PM Jun 06, 2018

Price Review & Forecast

Copper scrap imports in Apr down 19.3% from Mar, unlikely to rebound in May

China's copper scrap imports in April declined 19.3% from March and 36.7% from a year ago to stand at 180,000 mt, showed data from China Customs

04:58PM May 28, 2018

Data Analysis