Notice: Chinese New Year holiday schedule

SMM offices will close from Feb 4-10

Company News

07:04:05PM yesterday

SMM
SMM Evening Comments (Jan 21)

SMM Evening Comments

Price Review Forecast

06:01:52PM yesterday

Evening comments Copper Aluminium Zinc Nickel Tin Lead
MMi Daily Iron Ore Report (Jan 21)

Sixty-five vessels carrying 9.99 million mt of iron ore are expected to arrive at major Chinese ports in the week ended Thursday January 24.

Price Review Forecast

05:57:45PM yesterday

MMi Iron Ore Port Index
Data: SHFE, DCE market movement (Jan 21)

The following table shows the ferrous and nonferrous metals movement on the SHFE and DCE on Monday Jan 21, 2019

Data Analysis

03:13:41PM yesterday

Futures movement
Limited arrivals lower social inventories of primary aluminium

Stock came in at 1.262 million mt as of Monday Jan 21, down 2,000 mt from Thursday Jan 17

Data Analysis

02:30:17PM yesterday

Inventory data Aluminium
CNY stockpiling lowers zinc social stocks across Shanghai, Guangdong, Tianjin

Stocks stood at 105,600 mt as of Monday Jan 21, down 1,700 mt from Friday Jan 18

Data Analysis

02:30:13PM yesterday

Inventory data Zinc
Iron ore seaborne arrivals to fall at Chinese ports

Seaborne arrivals at major ports in Shandong province are likely to fall, while cargoes arriving at Tangshan ports will grow

Data Analysis

01:38:47PM yesterday

Tradeflow Iron ore
China’s crude steel output grows 6.6% in 2018: NBS

China produced 76.12 million mt of crude steel in Dec, with daily average of 2.46 million mt

Data Analysis

11:18:37AM yesterday

Production data Crude steel Steel Pig iron
China’s GDP expands 6.6% in 2018, as expected

Chinese gross domestic product was about 90.03 trillion yuan last year, up 6.6% from a year earlier

Data Analysis

11:17:59AM yesterday

Macroeconomics GDP
Operating rates across lead-acid battery producers decline as CNY stockpiling ends

Rates at battery producers across Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Hubei, and Hebei averaged 61.5% in the week through Jan 18

Data Analysis

10:48:07AM yesterday

Operating rate Lead Lead-acid battery
Notice: Chinese New Year holiday schedule

Notice: Chinese New Year holiday schedule

SMM offices will close from Feb 4-10

07:04:05PM yesterday

Company News

SMM
SMM Evening Comments (Jan 21)

SMM Evening Comments (Jan 21)

SMM Evening Comments

06:01:52PM yesterday

Price Review Forecast

Evening comments Copper Aluminium Zinc Nickel Tin Lead
MMi Daily Iron Ore Report (Jan 21)

MMi Daily Iron Ore Report (Jan 21)

Sixty-five vessels carrying 9.99 million mt of iron ore are expected to arrive at major Chinese ports in the week ended Thursday January 24.

05:57:45PM yesterday

Price Review Forecast

MMi Iron Ore Port Index
Data: SHFE, DCE market movement (Jan 21)

Data: SHFE, DCE market movement (Jan 21)

The following table shows the ferrous and nonferrous metals movement on the SHFE and DCE on Monday Jan 21, 2019

03:13:41PM yesterday

Data Analysis

Futures movement
Limited arrivals lower social inventories of primary aluminium

Limited arrivals lower social inventories of primary aluminium

Stock came in at 1.262 million mt as of Monday Jan 21, down 2,000 mt from Thursday Jan 17

02:30:17PM yesterday

Data Analysis

Inventory data Aluminium
CNY stockpiling lowers zinc social stocks across Shanghai, Guangdong, Tianjin

CNY stockpiling lowers zinc social stocks across Shanghai, Guangdong, Tianjin

Stocks stood at 105,600 mt as of Monday Jan 21, down 1,700 mt from Friday Jan 18

02:30:13PM yesterday

Data Analysis

Inventory data Zinc
Iron ore seaborne arrivals to fall at Chinese ports

Iron ore seaborne arrivals to fall at Chinese ports

Seaborne arrivals at major ports in Shandong province are likely to fall, while cargoes arriving at Tangshan ports will grow

01:38:47PM yesterday

Data Analysis

Tradeflow Iron ore
China’s crude steel output grows 6.6% in 2018: NBS

China’s crude steel output grows 6.6% in 2018: NBS

China produced 76.12 million mt of crude steel in Dec, with daily average of 2.46 million mt

11:18:37AM yesterday

Data Analysis

Production data Crude steel Steel Pig iron
China’s GDP expands 6.6% in 2018, as expected

China’s GDP expands 6.6% in 2018, as expected

Chinese gross domestic product was about 90.03 trillion yuan last year, up 6.6% from a year earlier

11:17:59AM yesterday

Data Analysis

Macroeconomics GDP
Operating rates across lead-acid battery producers decline as CNY stockpiling ends

Operating rates across lead-acid battery producers decline as CNY stockpiling ends

Rates at battery producers across Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Hubei, and Hebei averaged 61.5% in the week through Jan 18

10:48:07AM yesterday

Data Analysis

Operating rate Lead Lead-acid battery