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

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


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

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Guangdong's stricter grip over pollutant discharge to affect secondary lead smelters

Operations of small secondary lead smelters in Guangdong are likely to be deterred by stricter control on pollutant discharge

05:24:47PM Aug 09, 2018

Industry News

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

01:27:30PM Aug 09, 2018

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Tight supply, greater demand slows decline in battery scrap prices

Output resumption from environmental suspensions grew demand while stricter controls of waste disposal tightened supplies

03:04:18PM Aug 02, 2018

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Secondary aluminium operating rate extends decline in Jun

Operating rate dropped in Jun on a seasonal lull, environmental probes and stricter limits on scrap imports

10:20:07AM Jul 13, 2018

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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

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Stainless steel scrap to weigh on high-grade NPI as China bans induction furnaces

Stainless steel scrap is likely to weigh on high-grade nickel pig iron (NPI) in China as additional supply following the crackdown on induction furnaces may see it increasingly used as raw materials.

12:10:57PM May 28, 2018

Price Review & Forecast

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

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