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    What Impact on China Lead-Acid Battery from New-Energy Battery Development? SMM Interviews

    (November 28, 2:13) The development of new-energy battery industry is gaining momentum in recent years in Chin...

    2014 SMM China Metals Summit is Coming, Are You Ready?

    (November 21, 7:21) 2014 China Metals Summit, organized by Shanghai Metals Market, will be held on Nov. 23-24 ...

    Utilization Rate at Chinese Private Iron Mines to Drop to New-Low in November, Says Steelease

    (November 27, 9:18) Utilization rate at major Chinese private iron mines is expected to fall to a new low in N...

    China Copper Market Report 2014-2015

    SMM exclusive surveys on copper concentrate TCs, and operating rates and inventories in copper-related sectors...

    China Aluminum Industry Chain Report 2014-2015

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    China Iron Ore Weekly Monitor 20141125

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    China Copper Weekly 20141124

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    2014 China Nonferrous Metals Industry Annual Conference

    The annual conference, attracting over 1,000 market players in nonferrous metals industry each year, will bring togeher the best of brains to share their insights and unique perspectives. It is a golden opportunity you shoud never miss. | Nov 23 - 24, 2014

    2014 (9th) Lead & Zinc Summit

    9 Years of experience in conference arrangement, 17 Years of industry engagement, 500+ participants, most popular communication platform in lead & zinc industry H1 2014! | May 21 - 24, 2014

    2014 (7th) Nickel Summit

    The 2014 SMM Nickel Summit offers you insights into China’s nickel markets in 2013 and 2014, allowing you to have a better knowledge of supply and demand as well as the entire industry chain of nickel. | Mar 21 - 23, 2014


    SMM China Copper and Aluminum Summit had broad influence and famousness, and it becomes a famous international conference brand step by step in China. About 800 participants will attend the conference every year where you can meet some potential business partners. | Mar 19 - 21, 2014

    Metal prices


    Product Price Average Change Date
    Copper 47720-47620 47670 -70 Nov 27
    Yangshan Copper 75-55 (USD/mt) 65 0 Nov 27
    Aluminum 13710-13670 13690 -20 Nov 27
    Lead 13600-13450 13525 0 Nov 27
    Zinc 17020-16920 16970 -40 Nov 27
    Tin 136500-133500 135000 0 Nov 27
    Nickel 111700-111300 111500 -500 Nov 27

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    SMM Index (Unit:RMB/mt) Nov 28 , 2014