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    Newssummary: Chalco Sees Full-Year Loss for 2014

    (October 31, 7:59) Aluminum Corp. of China (Chalco) expects a full-year loss for 2014 after releasing its fin...

    China Lead-acid Battery Imports up 16.10% in September on Demand for High-end Products

    (October 31, 6:49) China imported 745,700 units of lead-acid batteries in September, up 16.10% month-on-month...

    SMM Exclusive: Impact from Stringent Environmental Protection Inspections ahead of Beijing APEC Meeting

    (October 28, 3:52) High-energy consumption enterprises in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei, and neighboring areas h...

    China Steel PMI Monthly - October 2014

    Although the PMI before seasonal adjustment indicates a mild growth, steel consuming sectors in China tended t...

    China Iron Ore Weekly Monitor 20141028

    Imported ore prices are expected to fall initially then rise this week, while domestic ore prices will still h...

    China Aluminum Industry Chain Weekly 20141027

    SHFE 1412 aluminum contract rose early last week before falling back to fluctuate between RMB 13,640-13,800/mt...

    China Lead Weekly 20141027

    Average Operating Rate at China Lead-Acid Battery Producers Falls to 53.30% in September

    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 48500-48360 48430 215 Oct 30
    Yangshan Copper 95-80 (USD/mt) 87.5 0 Oct 30
    Aluminum 13700-13660 13680 50 Oct 30
    Lead 13700-13600 13650 -25 Oct 30
    Zinc 16990-16890 16940 130 Oct 30
    Tin 138000-135500 136750 500 Oct 30
    Nickel 104700-104400 104550 -900 Oct 30

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    SMM Index (Unit:RMB/mt) Oct 31 , 2014