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    China Alumina Imports Hit 19-Month Low in March, to Stay Low in April

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    China Steel Briefing 20150424

    Lackluster domestic and overseas demand prevented China’s finished steel output from growing significantly f...

    China Rare Earth Quarterly 2015Q1

    Rare earth prices are expected to rise significantly in 2015, driven by robust demand growth in new energy veh...

    China Aluminum Monthly March, 2015

    High profits continued to encourage China’s alumina production in March, with alumina output growing 8.7% Yo...

    China Iron Ore Weekly Monitor 20150422

    Atlas Iron Limited – the fourth largest mine in Australia – decided to suspend production in April. China...

    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 43600-43220 43410 -160 Apr 23
    Yangshan Copper 75-65 (USD/mt) 70 2.5 Apr 23
    Aluminum 13030-12990 13010 30 Apr 23
    Lead 13550-13450 13500 -75 Apr 23
    Zinc 16470-16370 16420 0 Apr 23
    Tin 113500-111000 112250 750 Apr 23
    Nickel 94800-92600 93700 -400 Apr 23

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    SMM Index (Unit:RMB/mt) Apr 24 , 2015

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