SMM Ranking by Metal Price Increase (Weekly)2012.2.24

Data Analysis 01:14:19PM Feb 24, 2012 Source:SMM

Base Metals
Name Unit 2/17 2/24 +/- %
#1 Lead Ingot RMB/mt 15,625 15,825 1.3%
#0 Zinc Ingot  RMB/mt 15,400 15,550 1.0%
#1 Refined Copper RMB/mt 59,275 59,400 0.2%
A00 Aluminum Ingot RMB/mt 15,870 15,885 0.1%
#1 Refined Nickel  RMB/mt 139,500 139,250 -0.2%
#1 Tin Ingot RMB/mt 177,250 173,750 -2.0%
Source:SMM

Minor Metals
Name Unit 2/17 2/24 +/- %
Titanium Sponge  RMB/kg 74 76 2.7%
Refined Nismuth RMB/mt 144,000 146,000 1.4%
#1 Chromium RMB/mt 83,250 83,250 0
Potassium (industrial grade) RMB/mt 90,000 90,000 0
Lithium Metal  RMB/mt 405,000 405,000 0
Niobium RMB/kg 840 840 0
Beryllium  RMB/kg 5,750 5,750 0
Arsenic Metal  RMB/mt 8,700 8,700 0
#1 Tungsten Bar  RMB/kg 380 380 0
Germanium Ingot  RMB/kg 8,250 8,250 0
Silicon Metal RMB/mt 12,800 12,800 0
#1 Magnesium Ingot RMB/mt 17250 17250 0
#0 Cadmium Ingot, Bar  RMB/mt 19250 19250 0
#1 Molybdenum RMB/kg 280 280 0
Selenium Powder  RMB/kg 1,095 1,095 0
Indium  RMB/kg 3800 3785 -0.4%
EMM  RMB/mt 16,050 15,950 -0.6%
Refined Cobalt RMB/mt 245000 242500 -1.0%
#2 Antimony Ingot RMB/mt 81,000 79,500 -1.9%
Tellurium  RMB/kg 1,650 1,600 -3.0%
Gallium RMB/kg 2,800 2,700 -3.6%
Source:SMM

Rare Earth
Name Unit 2/17 2/24 +/- %
Cerium Metal RMB/mt 202,500 202,500 0
Neodymium Oxide RMB/mt 555,000 545,000 -1.8%
Praseodymium Oxide RMB/mt 505,000 475,000 -5.9%
Lanthanum Metal RMB/mt 127,500 117,500 -7.8%
Praseodymium-Neodymium Alloy RMB/mt 495,000 452,500 -8.6%
Praseodymium Metal RMB/mt 725,000 645,000 -11.0%
Praseodymium-Neodymium Oxide RMB/mt 405,000 352,500 -13.0%
Neodymium Metal RMB/mt 805,000 695,000 -13.7%
Battery Grade Misch Metal RMB/mt 345,000 295,000 -14.5%
Lanthanum Oxide RMB/mt 107,500 89,000 -17.2%
Cerium Oxide RMB/mt 107,500 89,000 -17.2%
Dysprosium Oxide RMB/kg 4,950 3,950 -20.2%
Europium Oxide RMB/kg 10,750 8,250 -23.3%
Terbium Oxide RMB/kg 7,900 5,900 -25.3%
Source:SMM

Precious Metals
Name Unit 2/17 2/24 +/- %
#1 Silver  RMB/kg 6925 7230 4.4%
Platinum  RMB/g 349 364 4.3%
Gold  RMB/g 351.65 360.65 2.6%
Palladium  RMB/g 167 171 2.4%
Source:SMM

Scraps
Name Unit 2/17 2/24 +/- %
Bare Bright Copper (including tax) RMB/mt 57,850 58,350 0.9%
US #2 Copper(including tax) RMB/mt 55,150 55,450 0.5%
Mixed Aluminum Casting RMB/mt 13,200 13,200 0
Profile RMB/mt 13,250 13,250 0
US Brass(including tax) RMB/mt 41,050 41,050 0
Source:SMM

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SMM Ranking by Metal Price Increase (Weekly)2012.2.24

Data Analysis 01:14:19PM Feb 24, 2012 Source:SMM

Base Metals
Name Unit 2/17 2/24 +/- %
#1 Lead Ingot RMB/mt 15,625 15,825 1.3%
#0 Zinc Ingot  RMB/mt 15,400 15,550 1.0%
#1 Refined Copper RMB/mt 59,275 59,400 0.2%
A00 Aluminum Ingot RMB/mt 15,870 15,885 0.1%
#1 Refined Nickel  RMB/mt 139,500 139,250 -0.2%
#1 Tin Ingot RMB/mt 177,250 173,750 -2.0%
Source:SMM

Minor Metals
Name Unit 2/17 2/24 +/- %
Titanium Sponge  RMB/kg 74 76 2.7%
Refined Nismuth RMB/mt 144,000 146,000 1.4%
#1 Chromium RMB/mt 83,250 83,250 0
Potassium (industrial grade) RMB/mt 90,000 90,000 0
Lithium Metal  RMB/mt 405,000 405,000 0
Niobium RMB/kg 840 840 0
Beryllium  RMB/kg 5,750 5,750 0
Arsenic Metal  RMB/mt 8,700 8,700 0
#1 Tungsten Bar  RMB/kg 380 380 0
Germanium Ingot  RMB/kg 8,250 8,250 0
Silicon Metal RMB/mt 12,800 12,800 0
#1 Magnesium Ingot RMB/mt 17250 17250 0
#0 Cadmium Ingot, Bar  RMB/mt 19250 19250 0
#1 Molybdenum RMB/kg 280 280 0
Selenium Powder  RMB/kg 1,095 1,095 0
Indium  RMB/kg 3800 3785 -0.4%
EMM  RMB/mt 16,050 15,950 -0.6%
Refined Cobalt RMB/mt 245000 242500 -1.0%
#2 Antimony Ingot RMB/mt 81,000 79,500 -1.9%
Tellurium  RMB/kg 1,650 1,600 -3.0%
Gallium RMB/kg 2,800 2,700 -3.6%
Source:SMM

Rare Earth
Name Unit 2/17 2/24 +/- %
Cerium Metal RMB/mt 202,500 202,500 0
Neodymium Oxide RMB/mt 555,000 545,000 -1.8%
Praseodymium Oxide RMB/mt 505,000 475,000 -5.9%
Lanthanum Metal RMB/mt 127,500 117,500 -7.8%
Praseodymium-Neodymium Alloy RMB/mt 495,000 452,500 -8.6%
Praseodymium Metal RMB/mt 725,000 645,000 -11.0%
Praseodymium-Neodymium Oxide RMB/mt 405,000 352,500 -13.0%
Neodymium Metal RMB/mt 805,000 695,000 -13.7%
Battery Grade Misch Metal RMB/mt 345,000 295,000 -14.5%
Lanthanum Oxide RMB/mt 107,500 89,000 -17.2%
Cerium Oxide RMB/mt 107,500 89,000 -17.2%
Dysprosium Oxide RMB/kg 4,950 3,950 -20.2%
Europium Oxide RMB/kg 10,750 8,250 -23.3%
Terbium Oxide RMB/kg 7,900 5,900 -25.3%
Source:SMM

Precious Metals
Name Unit 2/17 2/24 +/- %
#1 Silver  RMB/kg 6925 7230 4.4%
Platinum  RMB/g 349 364 4.3%
Gold  RMB/g 351.65 360.65 2.6%
Palladium  RMB/g 167 171 2.4%
Source:SMM

Scraps
Name Unit 2/17 2/24 +/- %
Bare Bright Copper (including tax) RMB/mt 57,850 58,350 0.9%
US #2 Copper(including tax) RMB/mt 55,150 55,450 0.5%
Mixed Aluminum Casting RMB/mt 13,200 13,200 0
Profile RMB/mt 13,250 13,250 0
US Brass(including tax) RMB/mt 41,050 41,050 0
Source:SMM