May 21, 2020: today's warehouse receipt is quoted at US $100 / ton, and the bill of lading is quoted at US $90mur105 / ton, QP June. The LME0-3 discount is US $25 per ton. The import loss is around 350 yuan / ton.
Today, import losses continue to expand, and most traders have no quotations and are still in a wait-and-see state, waiting to see whether the future price comparison will be opened again because of the good news of the "two sessions." Some traders have ample supply of long-term goods arriving in Hong Kong, which may weaken further compared to the price, so they lower their quotations in order to close the deal. Buyers are cautious, the willingness to receive goods is not strong, buyers and sellers psychologically expected prices are difficult to match, the overall performance of the transaction is light, a small number of low-price shipments still lead to a rapid decline in premium.
At present, the transaction price of good copper warehouse receipt is around 110 US dollars / ton, 105 US dollars / ton for mainstream fire method and 100 US dollars / ton for wet method; 100 US dollars / ton for good copper bill of lading, 95 US dollars / ton for mainstream fire method and 90 US dollars / ton for wet method.
(SMM Zhu Ruoyi)