This week, "SMM Copper Industry chain Weekly report" was released, and the editor selected hot topics, prices, market or major changes in the industry chain and published articles for your reference.
As of Friday, the SMM copper concentrate index (weekly) was at $50.30 / ton, down $1.07 / ton from last week. Turnover in the copper concentrate market is relatively light this week. On the one hand, there is not much supply left in the hands of traders, and refineries are also less willing to accept goods after the reduction in the offer. On the other hand, the SMM Copper Summit will be held in Shanghai next week. As this year's epidemic is the first large-scale offline copper meeting, both supply and demand tend to carry out follow-up operations after communication next week.
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In terms of overseas mines, the mine operating rate in Peru continued to pick up in June. According to the Freeport announcement, the operation of the Cerro Verde copper mine resumed smoothly in June, with an operating rate of 80% of the 2019 average. In addition, its Lone Star project in North America is almost completed and is expected to be put into operation in the second half of the year. First Quantum also announced that it would resume production of Cobre Panama copper, which has been overhauled and maintained since early April, and the company said it expected to reach full capacity by mid-August. But the epidemic is simmering in Chile, where 2843 workers in the national copper industry have been infected with the new crown virus, according to the Federation of Copper Workers. The hardest hit mines are El Teniente and Chuquicamata, with 1044 new crown cases and a 14-day shift, while two copper mines owned by Antofagasta are voting on whether to accept wage agreements. The Chilean epidemic has cast a shadow over the prospect of copper concentrate supply, which is also the main reason for the downward revision of spot TC offers this week.
Catalogue of "SMM Copper Industry chain Weekly report" in this issue
Analysis of hot topics: the total amount of scrap copper issued in the third quarter continued to reduce compared with the previous quarter, and the supply of scrap copper is still limited.
Copper price forecast next week and focus on economic data
SMM data: spot discount, inventory at home and abroad, refined waste price difference
Supply worries lead to downward quotation and buyers and sellers are less willing to close a deal.
The ninth batch of approval documents issued in the short term with sufficient surplus of recycled copper is expected to be further weakened.
Local trading situation and output of electrolytic copper
Copper trade market analysis (Yangshan copper premium trend, import profit and loss data)
The latest situation of enterprise research: data and analysis of operating rate of copper enterprises
Maintenance trend of smelter
LME&COMEX: copper inventory and cancellation warehouse receipt ratio, LME copper spot discount
Dynamic news of enterprises at home and abroad
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