MMi Daily Iron Ore Report (Mar 18)

Vale was requested to close its Timbopeba mine operations last Friday (Mar.15, 2019), and the DCE Futures market moved higher in response today.

Price Review Forecast

06:05:20PM

MMi Iron Ore Port Index
Notice: Qingming Festival holiday

SMM offices will close from April 5-7

Company News

05:11:35PM

SMM
SMM Evening Comments (Mar 18)

SMM Evening Comments

Price Review Forecast

05:09:42PM

Evening comments Copper Aluminium Zinc Nickel Tin Lead
Weak market to extend decline in operating rates of prebaked anode plants in Mar

Operating rates across China’s prebaked anode producers averaged 57.97% in Feb, down 0.99 percentage point from Jan

Data Analysis

04:55:49PM

Operating rates Prebaked anode
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

Operating rates Copper Copper rod Copper scrap
Data: SHFE, DCE market movement (Mar 18)

The following table shows the ferrous and nonferrous metals movement on the SHFE and DCE on Monday Mar 18, 2019

Data Analysis

03:47:14PM

Futures movement
Production of ternary materials to rebound after falling 5% in Feb

A shorter month, output cuts for some regular specifications accounted for the month-on-month decline in Feb

Data Analysis

03:46:49PM

Production data Ternary materials
China's steel bar output rises 10.9% YoY in Jan-Feb: NBS

Domestic production of medium-sized steel belt and strip increased 12.1% year on year

Data Analysis

03:46:29PM

Production data Steel
Power supply control impacts production of high-carbon ferrochrome in Inner Mongolia

This is likely to impact output by 1,200 mt

Company News

02:54:39PM

Operation update Ferrochrome
Holiday, weak demand sharply lower Feb operating rates across secondary aluminium producers

Operating rates across Chinese secondary aluminium producers are expected to slightly rebound to about 50% in Mar

Data Analysis

02:36:47PM

Operating rates Aluminium Secondary aluminium
MMi Daily Iron Ore Report (Mar 18)

MMi Daily Iron Ore Report (Mar 18)

Vale was requested to close its Timbopeba mine operations last Friday (Mar.15, 2019), and the DCE Futures market moved higher in response today.

06:05:20PM

Price Review Forecast

MMi Iron Ore Port Index
Notice: Qingming Festival holiday

Notice: Qingming Festival holiday

SMM offices will close from April 5-7

05:11:35PM

Company News

SMM
SMM Evening Comments (Mar 18)

SMM Evening Comments (Mar 18)

SMM Evening Comments

05:09:42PM

Price Review Forecast

Evening comments Copper Aluminium Zinc Nickel Tin Lead
Weak market to extend decline in operating rates of prebaked anode plants in Mar

Weak market to extend decline in operating rates of prebaked anode plants in Mar

Operating rates across China’s prebaked anode producers averaged 57.97% in Feb, down 0.99 percentage point from Jan

04:55:49PM

Data Analysis

Operating rates Prebaked anode
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

Data Analysis

Operating rates Copper Copper rod Copper scrap
Data: SHFE, DCE market movement (Mar 18)

Data: SHFE, DCE market movement (Mar 18)

The following table shows the ferrous and nonferrous metals movement on the SHFE and DCE on Monday Mar 18, 2019

03:47:14PM

Data Analysis

Futures movement
Production of ternary materials to rebound after falling 5% in Feb

Production of ternary materials to rebound after falling 5% in Feb

A shorter month, output cuts for some regular specifications accounted for the month-on-month decline in Feb

03:46:49PM

Data Analysis

Production data Ternary materials
China's steel bar output rises 10.9% YoY in Jan-Feb: NBS

China's steel bar output rises 10.9% YoY in Jan-Feb: NBS

Domestic production of medium-sized steel belt and strip increased 12.1% year on year

03:46:29PM

Data Analysis

Production data Steel
Power supply control impacts production of high-carbon ferrochrome in Inner Mongolia

Power supply control impacts production of high-carbon ferrochrome in Inner Mongolia

This is likely to impact output by 1,200 mt

02:54:39PM

Company News

Operation update Ferrochrome
Holiday, weak demand sharply lower Feb operating rates across secondary aluminium producers

Holiday, weak demand sharply lower Feb operating rates across secondary aluminium producers

Operating rates across Chinese secondary aluminium producers are expected to slightly rebound to about 50% in Mar

02:36:47PM

Data Analysis

Operating rates Aluminium Secondary aluminium