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    China Tin Price to Average at 140,000 yuan/tonne in 4Q, SMM's Wu Predicts

    (September 19, 6:59) In China’s domestic market, tin price is expected to average at 140,000 yuan ($22,746) p...

    Newssummary: China’s Shandong to Introduce Stimulus Policies for Photovoltaic Industry

    (September 19, 3:42) Local government in Shandong, China will give an additional power preferential tariff to p...

    Update for Capacity Closure on Chalco's Henan Branch from Leaks

    (September 19, 3:09) A total of 1,600,000 tonnes of alumina capacities have been shut down for the leaks from r...

    China Copper Monthly August, 2014

    TC/RCs increased on growing copper concentrate supply;operating rates at smelters also rose, which will lead t...

    China Nickel Monthly - August 2014

    LME Nickel to Find Support at USD 17,500/mt; Second Rebound Expected in DecemberNickel Ore Imports from the ...

    China Iron Ore Monthly Monitor August, 2014

    Steelease believes that continued weak in September leaves room for ore prices to slip further.

    China Iron Ore Weekly Monitor 20140909

    Steelease believes steel mills will continue to put pressure on iron ore prices, but any declines will be limi...

    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 49950-49630 49790 -180 Sep 18
    Yangshan Copper 105-90 (USD/mt) 97.5 0 Sep 18
    Aluminum 14300-14260 14280 -130 Sep 18
    Lead 13850-13750 13800 -50 Sep 18
    Zinc 16550-16450 16500 -130 Sep 18
    Tin 140000-138500 139250 0 Sep 18
    Nickel 125400-124900 125150 -1600 Sep 18

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    SMM Index (Unit:RMB/mt) Sep 19 , 2014