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
Jiangsu likely to cut steel capacity by 34% in winter

Jiangsu has required mills in heavy industry to cut emissions by 30% or 50% from Nov 2018 to Feb 2019

Smm Insight

11:55:20AM Oct 26, 2018

Winter cuts Steel
Exclusive: China's base metals output in Sep

This is a roundup of China’s base metals output in Sep, researched by SMM

Smm Insight

07:21:11PM Oct 12, 2018

Production data Copper Alumina Aluminium Nickel Nickel pig iron NPI Lead Zinc Tin
LME Week: Chinese infrastructure to accelerate in H2 2018, SMM says

Infrastructure construction will grow as Beijing has been loosening policies in the face of potential impact from the trade war

Feature

01:38:29PM Oct 09, 2018

LME Week
Four types of rare earth products exempt from Trump's tariffs 

Items regarding rare earth metals, oxides, compounds, and metal-based magnet were removed from the list of Chinese goods facing fresh US tariffs

Smm Insight

02:17:24PM Sep 20, 2018

Trade war Tradeflow Rare earth
SMM Tin Summit: China's economic slowdown to continue

The slowdown in China’s economic growth is likely to continue, said Liang Zhonghua, senior macro strategist at Zhongtai Securities

Smm Insight

05:17:53PM Aug 30, 2018

SMM Tin Summit
Slack season depresses rare earth metal prices 

Prices of several rare earth metals moved downwards for the week and they are likely to weaken further amid slow season

Price Review Forecast

05:01:08PM Jun 29, 2018

Market commentary Rare earth
Shanty town redevelopment may cool down on CDB's policy change

Boom of shanty town redevelopment in China may cool down

Smm Insight

04:03:41PM Jun 26, 2018

Government policy
China to significantly lower auto import tariffs in July

China will slash import tariffs on certain vehicles and auto parts down to 15%, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said on Tuesday May 22. Cuts will take effect on July 1

Smm Insight

11:18:45AM May 23, 2018

car ternary lithium battery lithium-ion battery
China's ban on 16 scrap metals, chemical waste likely to have little impact on zinc market

China will ban imports of 16 more scrap metal and chemical waste products from December 31, 2018, according to release by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) on Wednesday April 19

Industry News

03:40:28PM Apr 19, 2018

solid waste imports ban scrap metals
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
Jiangsu likely to cut steel capacity by 34% in winter

Jiangsu likely to cut steel capacity by 34% in winter

Jiangsu has required mills in heavy industry to cut emissions by 30% or 50% from Nov 2018 to Feb 2019

11:55:20AM Oct 26, 2018

Smm Insight

Winter cuts Steel
Exclusive: China's base metals output in Sep

Exclusive: China's base metals output in Sep

This is a roundup of China’s base metals output in Sep, researched by SMM

07:21:11PM Oct 12, 2018

Smm Insight

Production data Copper Alumina Aluminium Nickel Nickel pig iron NPI Lead Zinc Tin
LME Week: Chinese infrastructure to accelerate in H2 2018, SMM says

LME Week: Chinese infrastructure to accelerate in H2 2018, SMM says

Infrastructure construction will grow as Beijing has been loosening policies in the face of potential impact from the trade war

01:38:29PM Oct 09, 2018

Feature

LME Week
Four types of rare earth products exempt from Trump's tariffs 

Four types of rare earth products exempt from Trump's tariffs 

Items regarding rare earth metals, oxides, compounds, and metal-based magnet were removed from the list of Chinese goods facing fresh US tariffs

02:17:24PM Sep 20, 2018

Smm Insight

Trade war Tradeflow Rare earth
SMM Tin Summit: China's economic slowdown to continue

SMM Tin Summit: China's economic slowdown to continue

The slowdown in China’s economic growth is likely to continue, said Liang Zhonghua, senior macro strategist at Zhongtai Securities

05:17:53PM Aug 30, 2018

Smm Insight

SMM Tin Summit
Slack season depresses rare earth metal prices 

Slack season depresses rare earth metal prices 

Prices of several rare earth metals moved downwards for the week and they are likely to weaken further amid slow season

05:01:08PM Jun 29, 2018

Price Review Forecast

Market commentary Rare earth
Shanty town redevelopment may cool down on CDB's policy change

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

Boom of shanty town redevelopment in China may cool down

04:03:41PM Jun 26, 2018

Smm Insight

Government policy
China to significantly lower auto import tariffs in July

China to significantly lower auto import tariffs in July

China will slash import tariffs on certain vehicles and auto parts down to 15%, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said on Tuesday May 22. Cuts will take effect on July 1

11:18:45AM May 23, 2018

Smm Insight

car ternary lithium battery lithium-ion battery
China's ban on 16 scrap metals, chemical waste likely to have little impact on zinc market

China's ban on 16 scrap metals, chemical waste likely to have little impact on zinc market

China will ban imports of 16 more scrap metal and chemical waste products from December 31, 2018, according to release by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) on Wednesday April 19

03:40:28PM Apr 19, 2018

Industry News

solid waste imports ban scrap metals