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China copper downstream activity expanded in Nov

A slowdown in new orders growth, however, grows concerns about future consumption

Smm Insight

04:12:00PM Dec 04, 2019

Copper PMI
Strong demand for base metals in 2020, copper market to remain tight

2020 will be the "year of completions" as developers are pushed to finish developments and price weakness starts to appear.

Price Review Forecast

04:00:00PM Dec 03, 2019

LME fundamentals copper steel nickel zinc aluminium iron
Rebar-HRC profit spreads to little ease growing HRC supply

As of Nov 27, rebar gross profit margins stood at around 400 yuan/mt, 500 yuan/mt lower than rebar margins of 900 yuan/mt

Smm Insight

11:30:59AM Nov 28, 2019

Market commentary Rebar HRC Steel
China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: Oversupply to weigh on zinc prices

The three-month LME zinc is expected to move between $1,900-2,800/mt in 2020, with SHFE zinc at 17,000-21,000 yuan/mt

Smm Insight

06:35:46PM Nov 25, 2019

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting Zinc
China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: China aluminium production to grow 2.5% in 2020

China’s production of primary aluminium is expected to grow much faster than consumption in 2020

Smm Insight

05:23:41PM Nov 25, 2019

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting Aluminium bauxite alumina
China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: Indonesia to overtake China as top NPI producer in 2020

China’s NPI production will decline 13% to 510,000 mt in Ni content in 2020

Smm Insight

04:10:09PM Nov 25, 2019

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting Nickel NPI Indonesia
Chinese EAF steelmakers sharply stepped up operations as margins recovered on higher steel prices

Operating rates at Chinese EAF steel mills averaged 65% as of Nov 20, up 10 percentage points from the start of the month

Smm Insight

11:01:52AM Nov 21, 2019

Operating rates EAF Steel
South China Metals Summit 2019: Iron ore prices to reach $75-80/mt in 2020

Iron ore supply is expected to grow 67 million mt.

Smm Insight

07:26:37PM Nov 07, 2019

2019 South China Metals Summit steel iron ore coke
2019 China Tin Summit: SHFE tin to return above 140,000 yuan/mt in two months

Tight ore availability and maintenance-caused production cut at Yunnan Tin Group will lead to a sharp supply decline

Smm Insight

10:18:40AM Nov 07, 2019

2019 China Tin Summit
EAF steelmakers scale back production on losses and scrap tightness

As of Nov 6, operating rates across EAF steelmakers stood 20 percentage points lower from last year

Smm Insight

03:40:06PM Nov 06, 2019

Market commentary EAF Steel scrap
China copper downstream activity expanded in Nov

China copper downstream activity expanded in Nov

A slowdown in new orders growth, however, grows concerns about future consumption

04:12:00PM Dec 04, 2019

Smm Insight

Copper PMI
Strong demand for base metals in 2020, copper market to remain tight

Strong demand for base metals in 2020, copper market to remain tight

2020 will be the "year of completions" as developers are pushed to finish developments and price weakness starts to appear.

04:00:00PM Dec 03, 2019

Price Review Forecast

LME fundamentals copper steel nickel zinc aluminium iron
Rebar-HRC profit spreads to little ease growing HRC supply

Rebar-HRC profit spreads to little ease growing HRC supply

As of Nov 27, rebar gross profit margins stood at around 400 yuan/mt, 500 yuan/mt lower than rebar margins of 900 yuan/mt

11:30:59AM Nov 28, 2019

Smm Insight

Market commentary Rebar HRC Steel
China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: Oversupply to weigh on zinc prices

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: Oversupply to weigh on zinc prices

The three-month LME zinc is expected to move between $1,900-2,800/mt in 2020, with SHFE zinc at 17,000-21,000 yuan/mt

06:35:46PM Nov 25, 2019

Smm Insight

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting Zinc
China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: China aluminium production to grow 2.5% in 2020

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: China aluminium production to grow 2.5% in 2020

China’s production of primary aluminium is expected to grow much faster than consumption in 2020

05:23:41PM Nov 25, 2019

Smm Insight

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting Aluminium bauxite alumina
China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: Indonesia to overtake China as top NPI producer in 2020

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting 2019: Indonesia to overtake China as top NPI producer in 2020

China’s NPI production will decline 13% to 510,000 mt in Ni content in 2020

04:10:09PM Nov 25, 2019

Smm Insight

China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Meeting Nickel NPI Indonesia
Chinese EAF steelmakers sharply stepped up operations as margins recovered on higher steel prices

Chinese EAF steelmakers sharply stepped up operations as margins recovered on higher steel prices

Operating rates at Chinese EAF steel mills averaged 65% as of Nov 20, up 10 percentage points from the start of the month

11:01:52AM Nov 21, 2019

Smm Insight

Operating rates EAF Steel
South China Metals Summit 2019: Iron ore prices to reach $75-80/mt in 2020

South China Metals Summit 2019: Iron ore prices to reach $75-80/mt in 2020

Iron ore supply is expected to grow 67 million mt.

07:26:37PM Nov 07, 2019

Smm Insight

2019 South China Metals Summit steel iron ore coke
2019 China Tin Summit: SHFE tin to return above 140,000 yuan/mt in two months

2019 China Tin Summit: SHFE tin to return above 140,000 yuan/mt in two months

Tight ore availability and maintenance-caused production cut at Yunnan Tin Group will lead to a sharp supply decline

10:18:40AM Nov 07, 2019

Smm Insight

2019 China Tin Summit
EAF steelmakers scale back production on losses and scrap tightness

EAF steelmakers scale back production on losses and scrap tightness

As of Nov 6, operating rates across EAF steelmakers stood 20 percentage points lower from last year

03:40:06PM Nov 06, 2019

Smm Insight

Market commentary EAF Steel scrap