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    Divergence in Base Metals to Continue, SMM Says

    (August 24, 2:25) Base metal prices on the SHFE are expected to continue diverging on Wednesday, Shanghai Me...

    Philippine Nickel Ore Exports Up 5 Per cent in July, SMM Reports

    (August 23, 7:31) In July, outbound shipments of nickel ore from the Philippines grew 5 per cent on a monthl...

    What Factor behind Surge in LME Copper Inventories, and What Impact on Copper Prices? SMM Reports

    (August 23, 4:18) LME copper inventories soared by 18,750 tonnes or 8.9 per cent to 229,375 tonnes on Aug. 2...

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    • Chinese Iron Ore Production Slightly Up during July
    • According to the data released by the Metallurgical Mines Association, in July China's production of iron ore concentrate increased by 183300 mt. The output during January-July was 130.7 million mt.
    • Aug 22 2016


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    Product Price Average Change Date
    Copper 37200-37120 37160 -10 Aug 22
    YangShan Copper Premium 50-40 (USD/mt) 45 0 Aug 22
    Aluminum 12640-12600 12620 -170 Aug 22
    Lead 13950-13850 13900 50 Aug 22
    Zinc 17650-17550 17600 140 Aug 22
    Tin 124000-123000 123500 250 Aug 22
    Nickel 79950-79350 79650 100 Aug 22

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