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    SMM Building of Physical Nonferrous Metals Trading Platform in Shanghai FTZ Gets Approved

    (January 27, 1:53) Shanghai Metals Market (SMM) received the approval Jan. 26 to set up a physical trading pl...

    China’s Hebei Enhances Environmental Protection Inspections at Galvanizers

    (January 27, 3:47) With the enforcement of the new Environmental Protection Law, Hebei has ramped up environm...

    China to Accelerate Consolidation of Lead & Zinc Mines in 2015

    (January 26, 9:18) The level of concentration in China’s lead and zinc mining industry is expected to impro...



    China Base Metal Briefing 20150126

    Base metals are expected to consolidate this week with little chance of a significant move in the direction of...

    China Copper Weekly 20150126

    LME copper kept consolidating last week, with outlook still bearish. SHFE copper prices presented a brief rall...

    Value added - China Zinc Weekly 20150126

    Trading volumes decreased 282,000 to 1.39 million lots, and total positions were down over 40,000 to 128,000.

    China Aluminum Monthly December, 2014

    China’s alumina output rose 8.2% YoY to 4.54 million mt in December 2014, SMM’s survey showed. More than 2...

    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 40380-39850 40115 -1235 Jan 26
    Yangshan Copper 90-75 (USD/mt) 82.5 5 Jan 26
    Aluminum 12700-12660 12680 -40 Jan 26
    Lead 12600-12500 12550 -25 Jan 26
    Zinc 16380-16280 16330 -140 Jan 26
    Tin 129000-126000 127500 0 Jan 26
    Nickel 104700-104300 104500 -2900 Jan 26

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    SMM Index (Unit:RMB/mt) Jan 27 , 2015

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