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    LME Zinc Unlikely See Choppy Trading Next Week, SMM Says

    (September 30, 3:55) LME zinc is expected to consolidate between $2,280-2,380 per tonne in the coming week, SMM...

    China Aluminum Stocks Continue Falling Sharply, SMM Says

    (September 29, 13:49) Aluminum stocks in China’s five major markets fell dramatically this past week, SMM data...

    SMM Notice of 2016 China National Day Holiday

    (September 30, 8:30) As 2016 China’s National Day holiday falls on 1-7 Oct., there will be no update on SMM's...

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    • The OPEC deal: What it really means
    • OPEC members would limit production to a range of 32.5 million to 33 million bbl/day down slightly on August’s output of 33.2 million bbl/day.
    • Sep 30 2016
    • China Tin ore imports jump 188% Y/Y in Aug
    • China's imports of tin ores and concentrates in August were almost three times the volume recorded in August 2015, according to latest customs statistics.
    • Sep 30 2016

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    • Gold Ends Lower On Chart-Based Selling
    • Gold prices ended the U.S. day session weaker Wednesday, on mostly technical selling amid a lack of fresh, markets-moving fundamental news on this day.
    • Sep 29 2016

    Slab Finished steel Crude steel

    • US Steel imports down 8.5% M/M in August: AISI
    • United States imported a total of 2,989,000 net tons of steel in August, including 2,307,000 net tons of finished steel, down 8.5% and 6.6%, respectively from a month earler.
    • Sep 29 2016

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    • Is The Mining Sector Embracing Crowdfunding?
    • The mining community needs to see a proven track record that crowdsourcing can become another venue for companies to raise much-needed capital, according to one sector-leading executive.
    • Sep 23 2016


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    Product Price Average Change Date
    Copper 38080-38000 38040 415 Sep 29
    YangShan Copper Premium 70-55 (USD/mt) 62.5 0 Sep 29
    Aluminum 13360-13320 13340 140 Sep 29
    Lead 14850-14700 14775 250 Sep 29
    Zinc 18290-18190 18240 160 Sep 29
    Tin 129500-128500 129000 2000 Sep 29
    Nickel 82600-82150 82375 1175 Sep 29

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