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    SMM Upgrades Expectations on New NPI Capacities in Indonesia in 2017

    (March 16, 6:50) SMM upgrades expectations on new NPI capacities in Indonesia to come online in 2017 after ...

    Societe Generale Releases Base Metals Price Forecast for 2017

    (March 16, 6:13) Societe Generale released its price forecast for base metals in 2017 on Wednesday, wenhua....

    SMM Price Outlook for Base Metals on SHFE (Mar. 16, 2017)

    (March 16, 1:43) Base metals overnight ended higher except tin, and market will continue digesting US’s r...

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    • NYMEX, TOCOM investors diverge on Palladium
    • Citi Research pointed out that there has been a divergence in investment interest in palladium on the Tokyo Commodity Exchange compared to the New York Mercantile Exchange. 
    • Mar 16 2017
    • Baltic Dry Index branches to 1100 points
    • The main sea freight index at Baltic Exchange for ships carrying dry bulk commodities branched to 1100 points on Tuesday driven by stronger cape, panamax and supramax rates.
    • Mar 15 2017

    Steel

    • European HRC prices remain mostly stable in February
    • European HRC prices remained mostly stable during February this year, as many buyers stayed away from the spot market, instead choosing to work through their inventories, reported the Steel Index.
    • Mar 16 2017
    • US HRC Steel prices fall in February
    • United States HRC Steel prices fell in February as anticipated by many in the market due to the usual seasonal slowdown in trade, said the Steel Index.
    • Mar 16 2017
    • Baltic Dry Index branches to 1100 points
    • The main sea freight index at Baltic Exchange for ships carrying dry bulk commodities branched to 1100 points on Tuesday driven by stronger cape, panamax and supramax rates.
    • Mar 15 2017

    Scraps Secondary

    • Baltic Dry Index branches to 1100 points
    • The main sea freight index at Baltic Exchange for ships carrying dry bulk commodities branched to 1100 points on Tuesday driven by stronger cape, panamax and supramax rates.
    • Mar 15 2017
    • Baltic Dry Index climbs further to 1099 points
    • The main sea freight index at Baltic Exchange for ships carrying dry bulk commodities climbed further to 1099 points on Monday led by higher cape, panamax and supramax indices.
    • Mar 14 2017

    Rare earth

    • Baltic Dry Index branches to 1100 points
    • The main sea freight index at Baltic Exchange for ships carrying dry bulk commodities branched to 1100 points on Tuesday driven by stronger cape, panamax and supramax rates.
    • Mar 15 2017
    • Baltic Dry Index climbs further to 1099 points
    • The main sea freight index at Baltic Exchange for ships carrying dry bulk commodities climbed further to 1099 points on Monday led by higher cape, panamax and supramax indices.
    • Mar 14 2017

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    Product Price Average Change Date
    Copper 47250-47050 47150 240 Mar 15
    YangShan Copper Premium 48-38 (USD/mt) 43 -2 Mar 15
    Aluminum 13450-13410 13430 -130 Mar 15
    Lead 18050-17950 18000 -25 Mar 15
    Zinc 22730-22630 22680 280 Mar 15
    Tin 146500-144500 145500 1500 Mar 15
    Nickel 85300-84450 84875 275 Mar 15

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