#1 Refined Copper(Cu_Ag>=99.95%) Historical Prices
SMM historical database of metals include SMM Prices, most of which could be tracked back since 2000. The SMM Prices, assessed and published every morning after surveys, reflect mainstream traded cash prices in China’s metals spot markets.
About #1 Refined Copper(Cu_Ag>=99.95%)
Currency and Unit: RMB/mt (inclu. tax)
Time for Price Release: Weekdays GMT 4:30 am (Except Chinese Publish Holidays)
Standard/Specification: Cu+Ag>=99.95%, Chinese Standard - GB/T 467-2010 and Internatioanl Standard - Quality: BS EN 1978:1998 Copper Cathodes (exclu. hydro-copper)
Product Definition: Refined Copper, also known as copper cathode, refers to copper in compliance with Chinese Standard - GB/T 467-2010 and Internatioanl Standard - Quality: BS EN 1978:1998 Copper Cathodes. Traded prices for hydro copper are not considered for assessment of #1 refined copper price.
China: Dajiang (Daye Nonferrous Metals), Zhongtiaoshan, Xiangguang (Xiangguang Copper), Jinfeng (Zhejiang Fuchunjiang Copper), Shangye, Tiger (Shanghai Dachang Copper Industry), Jinchuan (standard quality), Lufang (Shandong Fangyuan Nonferrous Metals), Yimeng (Shandong Jinsheng Nonferrous), Sanjian (Penghui Copper Industry), Honglu (Baiyin Nonferrous Metals), Ningbo Jintian, Datong, JCC-PC, Yuntong-PC (Yunnan Copper), Dajiang-PC, Guiye (Jiangxi Copper), Jinchuan (high purity), Tiefeng (Yunnan Copper), Jintun, Copper Crown (Anhui Tongdu Copper).
Imported: Chile (AE, ENM, CCC-P), Poland (small plate), South Korea (ONSAN), Belgium, US, Canada, Norway, Finland, Germany, Spain, the Philippines, India, Zambia, Kazakhstan (Kazakhmys), Poland (large plate), Japan (MITSUBISHI, OSR, SR), Peru (large plate), Brazil (large plate).
About SMM Prices
SMM Price is spot price for nonferrous metals and steel products, with a group of 391 categories, including base metals, minor metals, precious metals, rare earth, metallic compounds, powders, alloys, secondary metals, and other copper related products.
SMM conducts price surveys on mining companies, smelters, traders, and processers downstream, and develops SMM prices according to these surveys and SHFE price data.
The prices are confirmed by both buyers and sellers, and verified by neutral third party of credibility. In this way, SMM provides market-based guide prices and assessed prices for China’s metals markets.