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SMM Notice: Launch of SMM Copper Concentrate Index

The assessment methodology for SMM copper concentrate index is made available for public comments

Smm Insight

04:24:05PM Oct 10, 2019

SMM Copper Concentrate Index
Spot rebar prices to move sideways after smog alert lifted

Pent-up demand will counter supply recovery

Smm Insight

11:50:31AM Oct 09, 2019

Market commentary Steel
2019 China Rare Earth Forum: Tighter supply, demand recovery to bolster rare earth prices in Sep-Dec

SMM assessed prices of praseodymium-neodymium oxide at 322,500 yuan/mt as of Sep 23

Smm Insight

02:14:42PM Sep 23, 2019

2019 China Rare Earth Forum
2019 China Automotive Materials Forum: Car body panels—a potential driver of Al consumption

Automobile production in China is expected to decline 13.5% in 2019

Smm Insight

04:59:07PM Sep 19, 2019

2019 China Automotive Materials Forum
Peak demand season of Sep-Oct to remain supportive of spot rebar prices

The latest announcement of construction restrictions dented demand outlook and depressed prices

Smm Insight

11:21:22AM Sep 19, 2019

Market commentary Environmental protection drive Rebar
Greater demand for cold-rolled steel, maintenance to lower hot-rolled steel output in Sep

Chinese steelmakers plan to produce 9.36 million mt of hot-rolled steel in Sep, down 3.22% from realised output in Aug

Smm Insight

11:37:41AM Sep 06, 2019

Production data Hot-rolled coil HRC Steel
EAF steelmakers slow operation on discouraging margins, scrap supply shortage

Operating rate across major EAF steelmakers dropped 4 percentage points from a month ago to 56% as of Sep 4

Smm Insight

11:30:59AM Sep 05, 2019

Operating rate EAF steelmakers
China copper downstream activity contracts for 3 months

SMM copper downstream PMI rose 3.2 from a month ago to 46.38 in Aug

Smm Insight

07:32:08PM Sep 03, 2019

PMI Copper
SMM slashes its China copper production growth forecast for 2019

Production of copper cathode is expected to increase by 200,000-300,000 mt in 2019

Smm Insight

03:52:29PM Aug 29, 2019

Copper
Scrap shortage to pressure steel supply in Sep despite uncertainty around Tangshan cutbacks

There remained uncertainties around the Sep cutbacks in Tangshan, as market rumoured about a tougher version on Wednesday

Smm Insight

11:28:23AM Aug 29, 2019

Market commentary Steel Steel scrap
SMM Notice: Launch of SMM Copper Concentrate Index

SMM Notice: Launch of SMM Copper Concentrate Index

The assessment methodology for SMM copper concentrate index is made available for public comments

04:24:05PM Oct 10, 2019

Smm Insight

SMM Copper Concentrate Index
Spot rebar prices to move sideways after smog alert lifted

Spot rebar prices to move sideways after smog alert lifted

Pent-up demand will counter supply recovery

11:50:31AM Oct 09, 2019

Smm Insight

Market commentary Steel
2019 China Rare Earth Forum: Tighter supply, demand recovery to bolster rare earth prices in Sep-Dec

2019 China Rare Earth Forum: Tighter supply, demand recovery to bolster rare earth prices in Sep-Dec

SMM assessed prices of praseodymium-neodymium oxide at 322,500 yuan/mt as of Sep 23

02:14:42PM Sep 23, 2019

Smm Insight

2019 China Rare Earth Forum
2019 China Automotive Materials Forum: Car body panels—a potential driver of Al consumption

2019 China Automotive Materials Forum: Car body panels—a potential driver of Al consumption

Automobile production in China is expected to decline 13.5% in 2019

04:59:07PM Sep 19, 2019

Smm Insight

2019 China Automotive Materials Forum
Peak demand season of Sep-Oct to remain supportive of spot rebar prices

Peak demand season of Sep-Oct to remain supportive of spot rebar prices

The latest announcement of construction restrictions dented demand outlook and depressed prices

11:21:22AM Sep 19, 2019

Smm Insight

Market commentary Environmental protection drive Rebar
Greater demand for cold-rolled steel, maintenance to lower hot-rolled steel output in Sep

Greater demand for cold-rolled steel, maintenance to lower hot-rolled steel output in Sep

Chinese steelmakers plan to produce 9.36 million mt of hot-rolled steel in Sep, down 3.22% from realised output in Aug

11:37:41AM Sep 06, 2019

Smm Insight

Production data Hot-rolled coil HRC Steel
EAF steelmakers slow operation on discouraging margins, scrap supply shortage

EAF steelmakers slow operation on discouraging margins, scrap supply shortage

Operating rate across major EAF steelmakers dropped 4 percentage points from a month ago to 56% as of Sep 4

11:30:59AM Sep 05, 2019

Smm Insight

Operating rate EAF steelmakers
China copper downstream activity contracts for 3 months

China copper downstream activity contracts for 3 months

SMM copper downstream PMI rose 3.2 from a month ago to 46.38 in Aug

07:32:08PM Sep 03, 2019

Smm Insight

PMI Copper
SMM slashes its China copper production growth forecast for 2019

SMM slashes its China copper production growth forecast for 2019

Production of copper cathode is expected to increase by 200,000-300,000 mt in 2019

03:52:29PM Aug 29, 2019

Smm Insight

Copper
Scrap shortage to pressure steel supply in Sep despite uncertainty around Tangshan cutbacks

Scrap shortage to pressure steel supply in Sep despite uncertainty around Tangshan cutbacks

There remained uncertainties around the Sep cutbacks in Tangshan, as market rumoured about a tougher version on Wednesday

11:28:23AM Aug 29, 2019

Smm Insight

Market commentary Steel Steel scrap