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    2015 (10th) SHANGHAI COPPER & ALUMINUM SUMMIT - Copper

    Most popular industry summit! About 800 participants will attend the conference every year where you can meet some potential business partners. Interviews of industry insiders and visit to bonded warehouses in Shanghai Free Trade Zone to help you broaden the horizon and amass a large network of contacts! | Mar 25 - 27, 2015

    2015 (10th) SHANGHAI COPPER & ALUMINUM SUMMIT - Aluminum

    Most popular industry summit! About 800 participants will attend the conference every year where you can meet some potential business partners. Interviews of industry insiders and visit to bonded warehouses in Shanghai Free Trade Zone to help you broaden the horizon and amass a large network of contacts! | Mar 25 - 27, 2015

    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

    Metal prices

    (Unit:RMB/mt)

    Product Price Average Change Date
    Copper 43600-43420 43510 -140 Mar 27
    Yangshan Copper 80-60 (USD/mt) 70 0 Mar 27
    Aluminum 13120-13080 13100 50 Mar 27
    Lead 12450-12350 12400 -25 Mar 27
    Zinc 15860-15760 15810 -10 Mar 27
    Tin 122000-119000 120500 -250 Mar 27
    Nickel 103600-102400 103000 -350 Mar 27

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    SMM Index (Unit:RMB/mt) Mar 31 , 2015

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