SHANGHAI, Feb 11 (SMM) – Spot aluminium transactions remained poor across eastern and southern markets in China in the morning of the first trading day after the week-long Chinese New Year break, as downstream consumers have not returned from the holidays .
The front-month aluminium contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange traded lower in the morning. Spot discounts in Shanghai were heard at 60-50 yuan/mt against the SHFE 1902 contract, compared to 30-20 yuan/mt in the morning of Friday February 1.
Spot transactions were heard at 13,260-13,280 yuan/mt in Shanghai and Wuxi and 13,270-13,290 yuan/mt in Hangzhou. Traded prices lost over 60 yuan/mt from Friday February 1.
Spot transactions occurred at 13,320 yuan/mt in Guangdong with the Guangdong-Shanghai spread at 50 yuan/mt.