SMM Tin Summit: Use of tin soldering robots in electronics sector be key for demand

The electronics sector accounted for some 32% domestic sales of tin soldering robots in 2017

Smm Insight

03:13:20PM yesterday

SMM Tin Summit Tin soldering
Warm weather improves operations across lead concentrate producers in Mar

Operating rates are likely to rise 15 percentage points from Feb to stand at 39.2% in Mar

Data Analysis

02:31:53PM yesterday

Operating rate Lead Lead concentrate
China Feb copper scrap imports dip 52% YoY 

Factoring CNY, copper scrap imports in Jan-Feb rose some 11% year on year in metal content

Data Analysis

10:41:24AM yesterday

Tradeflow Copper scrap
SMM Tin Summit: Raw material supply tightness to weigh on tin output in 2019

China’s output of refined tin shrank 5.7% from 2017 to stand at 155,000 mt in 2018

Smm Insight

06:16:15PM Mar 21, 2019

SMM Tin Summit Tin ore
SMM Tin Summit: Solder overtakes tin plating as top tin consumer

China’s secondary tin production fell after it peaked at 42,000 mt in 2010

Smm Insight

04:17:04PM Mar 21, 2019

SMM Tin Summit Solder
Tax cut, consumption bolster aluminium billet processing fees in Guangdong

Processing fees for φ90 aluminium billet were offered at over 500 yuan/mt on Monday, up some 100 yuan/mt from Friday

Smm Insight

06:22:21PM Mar 20, 2019

Market commentary Aluminium Aluminium billet
Rare earth oxide prices rise for a month on concerns of import ban on Myanmar ore

From May, Myanmar's rare earth ore will be again banned from entering China

Price Review Forecast

11:18:03AM Mar 20, 2019

Market commentary Rare earth
Operating rates at scrap-using copper rod producers fall for 4 consecutive months

Rates fell 5.83 percentage points from Jan to stand at 44.47% in Feb

Data Analysis

03:59:59PM Mar 18, 2019

Operating rates Copper Copper rod Copper scrap
Power, NEV markets slow YoY decline in Feb operating rate at copper plate, strip, foil plants

Compared to Feb 2018, the rate edged down 0.25 percentage point last month

Data Analysis

03:42:38PM Mar 13, 2019

Operating rates Copper plate strip and foil
Downstream order surge to buoy aluminium consumption by end-Mar

Consumers of aluminium withheld from purchasing as they expected rising inventories and weaker costs to lower prices

Price Review Forecast

05:03:42PM Mar 07, 2019

Market commentary Aluminium
SMM Tin Summit: Use of tin soldering robots in electronics sector be key for demand

SMM Tin Summit: Use of tin soldering robots in electronics sector be key for demand

The electronics sector accounted for some 32% domestic sales of tin soldering robots in 2017

03:13:20PM yesterday

Smm Insight

SMM Tin Summit Tin soldering
Warm weather improves operations across lead concentrate producers in Mar

Warm weather improves operations across lead concentrate producers in Mar

Operating rates are likely to rise 15 percentage points from Feb to stand at 39.2% in Mar

02:31:53PM yesterday

Data Analysis

Operating rate Lead Lead concentrate
China Feb copper scrap imports dip 52% YoY 

China Feb copper scrap imports dip 52% YoY 

Factoring CNY, copper scrap imports in Jan-Feb rose some 11% year on year in metal content

10:41:24AM yesterday

Data Analysis

Tradeflow Copper scrap
SMM Tin Summit: Raw material supply tightness to weigh on tin output in 2019

SMM Tin Summit: Raw material supply tightness to weigh on tin output in 2019

China’s output of refined tin shrank 5.7% from 2017 to stand at 155,000 mt in 2018

06:16:15PM Mar 21, 2019

Smm Insight

SMM Tin Summit Tin ore
SMM Tin Summit: Solder overtakes tin plating as top tin consumer

SMM Tin Summit: Solder overtakes tin plating as top tin consumer

China’s secondary tin production fell after it peaked at 42,000 mt in 2010

04:17:04PM Mar 21, 2019

Smm Insight

SMM Tin Summit Solder
Tax cut, consumption bolster aluminium billet processing fees in Guangdong

Tax cut, consumption bolster aluminium billet processing fees in Guangdong

Processing fees for φ90 aluminium billet were offered at over 500 yuan/mt on Monday, up some 100 yuan/mt from Friday

06:22:21PM Mar 20, 2019

Smm Insight

Market commentary Aluminium Aluminium billet
Rare earth oxide prices rise for a month on concerns of import ban on Myanmar ore

Rare earth oxide prices rise for a month on concerns of import ban on Myanmar ore

From May, Myanmar's rare earth ore will be again banned from entering China

11:18:03AM Mar 20, 2019

Price Review Forecast

Market commentary Rare earth
Operating rates at scrap-using copper rod producers fall for 4 consecutive months

Operating rates at scrap-using copper rod producers fall for 4 consecutive months

Rates fell 5.83 percentage points from Jan to stand at 44.47% in Feb

03:59:59PM Mar 18, 2019

Data Analysis

Operating rates Copper Copper rod Copper scrap
Power, NEV markets slow YoY decline in Feb operating rate at copper plate, strip, foil plants

Power, NEV markets slow YoY decline in Feb operating rate at copper plate, strip, foil plants

Compared to Feb 2018, the rate edged down 0.25 percentage point last month

03:42:38PM Mar 13, 2019

Data Analysis

Operating rates Copper plate strip and foil
Downstream order surge to buoy aluminium consumption by end-Mar

Downstream order surge to buoy aluminium consumption by end-Mar

Consumers of aluminium withheld from purchasing as they expected rising inventories and weaker costs to lower prices

05:03:42PM Mar 07, 2019

Price Review Forecast

Market commentary Aluminium