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Operating rates across licensed secondary lead smelters dip on week

A brief suspension at Anhui Huabo’s phase-two production lines in the middle of the week weighed on rates

Data Analysis

11:52:06AM Jul 12, 2019

Operating rates Secondary lead
Copper scrap import quotas to fill domestic supply shortfall in Q3

In Cu content, import quotas in two batches so far accounted for around 82% of the overall scrap imports in Q3 of last year

Smm Insight

11:20:53AM Jul 11, 2019

Market commentary Tradeflow Copper scrap
Exclusive: China's base metals output in Jun

A summary of China's base metals output in Jun

Smm Insight

09:25:49AM Jul 08, 2019

Production data Copper Alumina Aluminium Nickel Nickel pig iron NPI Nickel sulphate Lead Zinc Tin
China to intensify efforts against pollution with new probes, import restrictions  

Restrictions on the import of Category Six copper scrap will take effect on Jul 1

Industry News

05:19:12PM Jun 28, 2019

Environmental protection drive
China’s investment in power grid drops 16% YoY in May

Realised investment in power grid projects amounted to 115.7 billion yuan in Jan-May, down 18% year on year

Data Analysis

03:46:32PM Jun 25, 2019

Power grid Aluminium
Operating rates at scrap-using copper rod producers extend decline in May

Losses are expected to further lower rates to 48.2% in Jun, down 6.24 percentage points from May

Data Analysis

01:35:42PM Jun 20, 2019

Operating rates Copper rod Copper scrap
Inventory, demand to sustain steel prices in short term

Current steel prices are likely to sustain their momentum till Q4, with limited corrections from fundamentals

Smm Insight

04:36:44PM Jun 13, 2019

Market commentary Steel
5G to boost consumer batteries

China on Jun 6 granted 5G commercial licenses to four domestic companies

Smm Insight

04:27:56PM Jun 10, 2019

5G
New e-bike standards, cost concerns to bolster demand for lithium manganese oxide

Demand for Li-ion batteries is expected to reach 8.75 GWh in 2019

Smm Insight

02:53:15PM Jun 04, 2019

LMO Ternary materials
Recovering demand lifts operating rates across wire, cable producers in May

Average operating rate across wire and cable producers rose 4.25 percentage points from Apr to stand at 92.06% in May

Data Analysis

03:23:46PM Jun 03, 2019

Operating rate Wire and cable
Operating rates across licensed secondary lead smelters dip on week

Operating rates across licensed secondary lead smelters dip on week

A brief suspension at Anhui Huabo’s phase-two production lines in the middle of the week weighed on rates

11:52:06AM Jul 12, 2019

Data Analysis

Operating rates Secondary lead
Copper scrap import quotas to fill domestic supply shortfall in Q3

Copper scrap import quotas to fill domestic supply shortfall in Q3

In Cu content, import quotas in two batches so far accounted for around 82% of the overall scrap imports in Q3 of last year

11:20:53AM Jul 11, 2019

Smm Insight

Market commentary Tradeflow Copper scrap
Exclusive: China's base metals output in Jun

Exclusive: China's base metals output in Jun

A summary of China's base metals output in Jun

09:25:49AM Jul 08, 2019

Smm Insight

Production data Copper Alumina Aluminium Nickel Nickel pig iron NPI Nickel sulphate Lead Zinc Tin
China to intensify efforts against pollution with new probes, import restrictions  

China to intensify efforts against pollution with new probes, import restrictions  

Restrictions on the import of Category Six copper scrap will take effect on Jul 1

05:19:12PM Jun 28, 2019

Industry News

Environmental protection drive
China’s investment in power grid drops 16% YoY in May

China’s investment in power grid drops 16% YoY in May

Realised investment in power grid projects amounted to 115.7 billion yuan in Jan-May, down 18% year on year

03:46:32PM Jun 25, 2019

Data Analysis

Power grid Aluminium
Operating rates at scrap-using copper rod producers extend decline in May

Operating rates at scrap-using copper rod producers extend decline in May

Losses are expected to further lower rates to 48.2% in Jun, down 6.24 percentage points from May

01:35:42PM Jun 20, 2019

Data Analysis

Operating rates Copper rod Copper scrap
Inventory, demand to sustain steel prices in short term

Inventory, demand to sustain steel prices in short term

Current steel prices are likely to sustain their momentum till Q4, with limited corrections from fundamentals

04:36:44PM Jun 13, 2019

Smm Insight

Market commentary Steel
5G to boost consumer batteries

5G to boost consumer batteries

China on Jun 6 granted 5G commercial licenses to four domestic companies

04:27:56PM Jun 10, 2019

Smm Insight

5G
New e-bike standards, cost concerns to bolster demand for lithium manganese oxide

New e-bike standards, cost concerns to bolster demand for lithium manganese oxide

Demand for Li-ion batteries is expected to reach 8.75 GWh in 2019

02:53:15PM Jun 04, 2019

Smm Insight

LMO Ternary materials
Recovering demand lifts operating rates across wire, cable producers in May

Recovering demand lifts operating rates across wire, cable producers in May

Average operating rate across wire and cable producers rose 4.25 percentage points from Apr to stand at 92.06% in May

03:23:46PM Jun 03, 2019

Data Analysis

Operating rate Wire and cable