Slack demand lowers 2018 operating rates across wire, cable producers

Rates averaged 81.73% in 2018, down 1.27 percentage points from 2017

Smm Insight

11:25:55AM Jan 07, 2019

Wire and cable Copper
Exclusive: China's base metals output in Nov

This is a roundup of China's base metals output in Nov

Smm Insight

06:43:57PM Dec 07, 2018

Production data Copper Alumina Aluminium Nickel Nickel pig iron NPI Nickel sulphate Lead Zinc Tin
Greater investment in power grid holds operating rates at wire, cable producers stable

The rates averaged 86.2% in Nov, unchanged from a month ago but down 0.77 percentage point from a year ago

Data Analysis

11:48:34AM Dec 05, 2018

Operating rates Wire and cable
Supply cuts, stable demand to put a floor under tin market

Recent consecutive declines lowered both LME and SHFE tin to their previous lows, reversing earlier gains

Smm Insight

01:43:39PM Nov 28, 2018

Market commentary Tin
Jiangsu likely to cut steel capacity by 34% in winter

Jiangsu has required mills in heavy industry to cut emissions by 30% or 50% from Nov 2018 to Feb 2019

Smm Insight

11:55:20AM Oct 26, 2018

Winter cuts Steel
Exclusive: China's base metals output in Sep

This is a roundup of China’s base metals output in Sep, researched by SMM

Smm Insight

07:21:11PM Oct 12, 2018

Production data Copper Alumina Aluminium Nickel Nickel pig iron NPI Lead Zinc Tin
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

Feature

01:38:29PM Oct 09, 2018

LME Week
Supply-side environmental curbs to buoy tin price above 150,000 yuan/mt in Q4

Tin price may rise above 150,000 yuan/mt in Q4 as regular environmental checks on the supply side help to ease glut of tin

Smm Insight

04:20:08PM Sep 26, 2018

Market commentary Tin
Beijing’s latest tariffs on US goods to inflict minimal impact on China’s tin market

China imported only 9 mt of tin semis from the US in Jan-Mar, compared to the overall imported volume of 668 mt

Smm Insight

04:13:17PM Sep 20, 2018

Tin Trade war
Exclusive: China's base metals output in Aug

A roundup of China’s base metals output in Aug through SMM survey of major producers

Smm Insight

06:26:55PM Sep 06, 2018

Production data Copper Alumina Aluminium Nickel Nickel pig iron NPI Nickel sulphate Lead Zinc Tin
Slack demand lowers 2018 operating rates across wire, cable producers

Slack demand lowers 2018 operating rates across wire, cable producers

Rates averaged 81.73% in 2018, down 1.27 percentage points from 2017

11:25:55AM Jan 07, 2019

Smm Insight

Wire and cable Copper
Exclusive: China's base metals output in Nov

Exclusive: China's base metals output in Nov

This is a roundup of China's base metals output in Nov

06:43:57PM Dec 07, 2018

Smm Insight

Production data Copper Alumina Aluminium Nickel Nickel pig iron NPI Nickel sulphate Lead Zinc Tin
Greater investment in power grid holds operating rates at wire, cable producers stable

Greater investment in power grid holds operating rates at wire, cable producers stable

The rates averaged 86.2% in Nov, unchanged from a month ago but down 0.77 percentage point from a year ago

11:48:34AM Dec 05, 2018

Data Analysis

Operating rates Wire and cable
Supply cuts, stable demand to put a floor under tin market

Supply cuts, stable demand to put a floor under tin market

Recent consecutive declines lowered both LME and SHFE tin to their previous lows, reversing earlier gains

01:43:39PM Nov 28, 2018

Smm Insight

Market commentary Tin
Jiangsu likely to cut steel capacity by 34% in winter

Jiangsu likely to cut steel capacity by 34% in winter

Jiangsu has required mills in heavy industry to cut emissions by 30% or 50% from Nov 2018 to Feb 2019

11:55:20AM Oct 26, 2018

Smm Insight

Winter cuts Steel
Exclusive: China's base metals output in Sep

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

Production data Copper Alumina Aluminium Nickel Nickel pig iron NPI Lead Zinc Tin
LME Week: Chinese infrastructure to accelerate in H2 2018, SMM says

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

Feature

LME Week
Supply-side environmental curbs to buoy tin price above 150,000 yuan/mt in Q4

Supply-side environmental curbs to buoy tin price above 150,000 yuan/mt in Q4

Tin price may rise above 150,000 yuan/mt in Q4 as regular environmental checks on the supply side help to ease glut of tin

04:20:08PM Sep 26, 2018

Smm Insight

Market commentary Tin
Beijing’s latest tariffs on US goods to inflict minimal impact on China’s tin market

Beijing’s latest tariffs on US goods to inflict minimal impact on China’s tin market

China imported only 9 mt of tin semis from the US in Jan-Mar, compared to the overall imported volume of 668 mt

04:13:17PM Sep 20, 2018

Smm Insight

Tin Trade war
Exclusive: China's base metals output in Aug

Exclusive: China's base metals output in Aug

A roundup of China’s base metals output in Aug through SMM survey of major producers

06:26:55PM Sep 06, 2018

Smm Insight

Production data Copper Alumina Aluminium Nickel Nickel pig iron NPI Nickel sulphate Lead Zinc Tin