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    Newssummary: ANZ Bank Sees Aluminum Surplus to Put Downward Pressure on Price

    (September 30, 7:01) ANZ Bank sees aluminum surplus to expand to 1 million tonnes next year from 600,000 tonnes...

    SMM Notice of 2014 Chinese National Day Holiday

    (September 30, 2:40) As 2014's Chinese National Day holiday falls on 1-7 October, there will be no update on S...

    Risk Aversion Dominates Base Metal Market before China October Holiday

    (September 29, 6:53) With Chinese National Day holiday just a day away, risk aversion will dominate base metal ...

    China Iron Ore Weekly Monitor 20140930

    Steelease expects iron ore prices to rise this week, but limited purchases from steel mills will impose a ceil...

    China Silicon Metal Market Monthly Septembr, 2014

    Average Operating Rate at Chinese Silicon Metal Producers Rises in September

    China Steel PMI Monthly - September 2014

    Downstream sectors experienced expansion in September, but Steelease sees no optimistic outlook for the medium...

    China Manganese Monthly September, 2014

    Chances are slim that manganese ore prices will rise in October since steel mills' cut in silicomanganese (SiM...

    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 48350-48200 48275 -275 Sep 29
    Yangshan Copper 105-90 (USD/mt) 97.5 -2.5 Sep 29
    Aluminum 13940-13900 13920 -120 Sep 29
    Lead 13750-13600 13675 0 Sep 29
    Zinc 16630-16530 16580 -30 Sep 29
    Tin 140000-138000 139000 -500 Sep 29
    Nickel 114300-114000 114150 -4200 Sep 29

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    SMM Index (Unit:RMB/mt) Sep 30 , 2014