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(today's nickel market 6.10) domestic pure nickel stocks have increased before the festival, two NPI furnaces in Indonesia have been put out of iron smoothly.
Jun 10,2019 15:04CST
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[June 10 SMM nickel product price]

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[June 10 SMM nickel market trends]

Electrolytic nickel

[SMM production] according to SMM research, the national natural monthly production of electrolytic nickel in May 2019 was 12900 tons, an increase of 5.70 percent over the same period last year. In May, the national electrolytic nickel production increased by 2.62% over April. The production of electrolytic nickel remained normal in May, and the slight increase in production was mainly due to the increase of natural days. According to a preliminary investigation by SMM, electrolytic nickel production continued to be stable in June, with production falling by about 2.56 per cent from May to 12600 tons, also affected by the reduction in natural days.

Spot: in the morning, Russian nickel is generally flat compared with Wuxi 1906, and individual traders offer a discount of 50 yuan per ton, but the source of goods is not much. Compared with Wuxi 1906 contract, Jinchuan nickel generally reported a water rise of 1000 yuan to 1, 100 yuan per ton. On Monday, the market price rebounded, traders feedback transaction is light, mainly due to the absolute price rise led to downstream procurement caution, and last week downstream has been actively stocked, there is still inventory consumption. In the early trading session, before the price rose sharply, there were a small number of transactions. As the price continues to rebound, the transaction becomes worse, but the holder is basically dominated by rising water. The mainstream transaction is 96600 to 97700 yuan / ton.

Early trading: Lenniya opened at $11810 a tonne today, with its center of gravity fluctuating within a narrow range around the daily average at the start of the day. At noon, the center of gravity of nickel was arranged horizontally near $11800 per ton. In the afternoon, supported by the fall in the dollar, nickel rallied, rising $11855 a tonne and then reversing its decline, giving up all its gains. LME nickel stocks rose 5136 tons, the biggest increase in a year. Or affected by inventory data, into Europe, nickel fell below the $11800 / ton mark, down $11780 / ton low. Subsequently, the nickel rallied to repair, bearing a pressure of $11800 / ton first-line narrow range of concussion. At night, nickel fell to $11705 a tonne, the lowest in nearly four months, as crude oil stocks soared and crude oil fell and the dollar rose. It closed at $11715 a ton. Positions increased by 1700 to 234000 and trading volume increased by 645 to 9596.

Overnight Shanghai nickel 1907 opened at 96300 yuan / ton, at the beginning of the plate, by 96300 yuan / ton first-line support, pressure daily moving average slightly concussion. Subsequently, affected by the fall in crude oil and the upward US dollar, Shanghai nickel fell below the support line all the way down, falling below the previous low of 95250 yuan per ton to close at 95380 yuan per ton. Trading volume increased by 198000 hands to 420000 hands, and position volume increased by 10300 hands to 192000 hands.

Crude oil stocks rose 6.771 million tons to the highest level since July 2017, while overall US oil stocks rose to the highest level since 1990, according to data released by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Us crude and Brent crude both tumbled, falling nearly 2.4 per cent and 1.54 per cent, respectively. Us ADP employment fell to its lowest level since March 2010 in May, another hint of weakness in the US economy. Nickel both inside and outside the market fell, nickel fell nearly 0.7%, Shanghai nickel fell nearly 1%. Today, we should pay attention to the year-on-year final value of GDP in the first quarter of the euro area compared with the quarter-on-quarter end value, the deposit convenience interest rate of the European Central Bank, the marginal loan rate, the main refinancing rate, ECB President Draghi spoke after the policy meeting. The United States trade account (US $100 million) in April and the number of first-time jobless claims in the United States in the week of June 1 (10,000). It is expected that today's nickel 11650 to 11750 / ton, Shanghai nickel 94700 to 95700 yuan / ton, spot price 96200 to 97200 yuan / ton.

[Jinchuan company ex-factory price] Jinchuan company electrolytic nickel (big plate) Shanghai quotation 97500 yuan / ton, barreled small pieces 98700 yuan / ton, up 1100 yuan / ton from Friday.

SMM, June 6 (Xinhua) according to SMM research, although the conditions for opening the import window are better this week, the transaction price of the US dollar in the bonded area has not gone up, basically rising from 230 to 240 in the US dollar, and some traders have quoted even higher prices. But it's basically priceless.

SMM June 6: according to SMM tracking, the current nickel import profit expanded to about 1000 yuan / ton, the import window is favorable to open conditions, foreign and bonded area goods continue to flow into China, domestic inventory increased.

Nickel salt

SMM, June 6: according to SMM research, not only the price of nickel sulfate showed a downward trend in May, but also its shipment situation was obviously lower than that in April. From the previous supply exceeds demand to the current situation of pressure on shipments. For some large nickel sulfate manufacturers working with large downstream plants, the impact is not great for the time being, while several small factories say that orders have not been well received in the near future, and there is still a lot of room for orders in June.

Nickel pig iron, nickel ore

[SMM production] according to SMM research, in May 2019, the national nickel pig iron decreased by 0.31% to 47800 nickel tons, an increase of 28.13% over the same period last year. National nickel pig iron production is expected to increase by 4.59 per cent to 50000 nickel tons in June from a month earlier. Indonesia's nickel pig iron production was 27700 nickel tons, an increase of 2.15 per cent over the previous month.

SMM June 10: according to SMM research, the price of this week's high nickel iron inquiry in a steel mill in the south is 940 yuan / nickel point, including tax, which is the same as last week's inquiry price.

SMM June 6: according to SMM research, the transaction price of high nickel iron in a steel mill in East China this week is 955 yuan / nickel, including tax, which is 5 yuan / nickel point lower than the last purchase price. Subsequently, or due to the continued decline in prices, the steel mill suspended 955 yuan / nickel inquiry.

SMM, June 6 (Xinhua) according to the latest investigation and understanding of SMM, two 42000KVA ore heaters in Indonesia's nickel pig iron plant were released on May 29, but production is not smooth at present, and the increment is expected to be limited in June. Full production will result in an increase of about 1900 metal tons per month.

SMM, June 6 (Xinhua) according to market news, the Indonesian government will re-examine all mining enterprises that have received export quotas for nickel mines. If the mining enterprises do not have the corresponding nickel smelting capacity, Its nickel mine export quota will be withdrawn. According to SMM data, the total number of mining enterprise quotas in effect for Indonesia's remaining quotas is 27.39 million wet tons, all of which are currently being shipped. Indonesia 10 million wet tons of nickel ore has no supporting smelting projects, mainly Indo, Tiran, ACM, Solway, Ceria, Anfang Brother, TPI and other mining enterprises. According to SMM research, the news was released after the Indonesian general election, but has not yet been strictly implemented, and most nickel mining agents said they had not received the relevant news. As Indonesia is during the Eid al-Fitr holiday this week, the details will not be clear until after the end of Eid al-Fitr, and SMM will continue to follow up.

SMM, June 6 (Xinhua) as of Friday, the inventory of nickel mines in all ports in the country had dropped to 12.34 million wet tons, down 70, 000 wet tons from last week, equivalent to 104000 tons of metal, according to SMM. It is down slightly by 600 tons from last week.

Stainless steel, waste stainless steel

[SMM production] according to SMM research, the national stainless steel output in May was 2.496 million tons, an increase of 6.44 percent over the previous month and 25.23 percent over the same period last year. According to the system, the output of the third series was 1.158 million tons in May, 1.25% less than the previous month. According to the investigation of SMM, the output of the third series decreased in April due to the continuous reduction of the output of the third series to the second line in a southern steel mill. The output of the second line increased by 11.21 per cent to 901000 tons compared with the previous month. The output of the fourth line increased by 20.72 to 437000 tons compared with the previous month. SMM investigated the initial output of 2.4295 million tons in June, 1.15 million tons in the third series, a month-on-month decrease of 0.69 percent.

[waste stainless steel market] SMM June 6: the price of waste stainless steel market dropped steadily this week, with 304 aggregate quoted at 8600 yuan 8800 yuan per ton, down 50 yuan 100 yuan per ton compared with last week. Some traders said that, on the one hand, the recent stainless steel market trend is not good, the scrap market may be affected by this, the price fell slightly; On the other hand, the purchase volume of steel plants increased in the early stage, so that the short-term price of waste stainless steel, but after the purchase of the recent transaction heat has faded, so the price of waste stainless steel has a downward trend. Some people believe that in the context of the overall poor state of the related market, the price reduction is expected.

Weekly inventory statistics

[SMM pure nickel inventory statistics]

According to the SMM survey, the total amount of nickel stocks in Shanghai, including the previous warehouse receipt stocks, increased by 363 tons, or 0.6 per cent, from last week to 57200 tons. The specific changes are as follows: inventory in East China increased by 2200 tons to 26200 tons compared with last week, mainly due to good import profits in the near future. Bonded areas and long-term arrival goods have been declared to enter the mainland one after another. During the same period, the stocks of refined nickel in Shanghai Free Trade Zone (including Shanghai Tianwei, Ritzit, Lingang, Jiekai and Henry Bath) decreased by 3000 tons to 19900 tons compared with last week.

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