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Primary Lead Inventory in Shanghai and Guangdong Keeps Falling This Week, SMM Reports

SMM Insight 05:28:08PM Jun 23, 2017 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jun. 23 (SMM) – Primary lead inventory in Shanghai and Guangdong dropped by 5,100 tonnes to about 34,000 tonnes this past week.

Lead smelters and distributors sold limited goods at high premiums early the week as SHFE 1707 lead advanced steadily, and downstream battery producers were active in stock-building with optimistic outlook. As such, outflows were much higher than inflows.

Watch out for Lead Price Decline in Late June on Demand Decrease, SMM Warns

However, SHFE 1707 lead dropped slightly on June 23. Trader gave offers positively and premiums of traded price narrowed. Downstream battery producers, fearing price to fall, reduced raw material purchase interest.

Battery Wholesale Price Lacks of Upward Strength amid Poor End-User Demand, SMM Reports

As such, inventory will be stable, or inch up in the coming week.

For news cooperation, please contact us by email: sallyzhang@smm.cn orservice.en@smm.cn.

Key Words:  SHFE lead  LME lead  lead prices 

Primary Lead Inventory in Shanghai and Guangdong Keeps Falling This Week, SMM Reports

SMM Insight 05:28:08PM Jun 23, 2017 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jun. 23 (SMM) – Primary lead inventory in Shanghai and Guangdong dropped by 5,100 tonnes to about 34,000 tonnes this past week.

Lead smelters and distributors sold limited goods at high premiums early the week as SHFE 1707 lead advanced steadily, and downstream battery producers were active in stock-building with optimistic outlook. As such, outflows were much higher than inflows.

Watch out for Lead Price Decline in Late June on Demand Decrease, SMM Warns

However, SHFE 1707 lead dropped slightly on June 23. Trader gave offers positively and premiums of traded price narrowed. Downstream battery producers, fearing price to fall, reduced raw material purchase interest.

Battery Wholesale Price Lacks of Upward Strength amid Poor End-User Demand, SMM Reports

As such, inventory will be stable, or inch up in the coming week.

For news cooperation, please contact us by email: sallyzhang@smm.cn orservice.en@smm.cn.

Key Words:  SHFE lead  LME lead  lead prices