12th Rare Earth Summit

May 27-28, 2021
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

11th Aluminum Raw Materials Summit

May 20-21, 2021
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

9th Magnesium Summit

April 15-16, 2021
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

13th World InBiGeGa Forum

March 25-26, 2021
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

7th World Antimony Forum

June 13-14, 2019
Changsha, Hunan, China

7th Refractory & Abrasive Materials Summit 2019

May 23-24, 2019
Qingdao, Shandong, China

10th Aluminum Raw Materials Summit

May 16-17, 2019
Zhengzhou, Henan, China

11th Rare Earth Summit

May 9-10, 2019
Qingdao, Shandong, China

8th Magnesium Summit

April 11-12, 2019
Zhuhai, Guangdong, China

12th World InBiGeGa Forum

March 14-15, 2019
Zhuhai, Guangdong, China

6th World Manganese & Selenium Forum

May 21-22, 2018
Hainan Sanya, China

Nickel Industry Annual Report 2018

2019-02-28 18:11:06   【Print】
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Contents
1. Nickel Industry Overview 3
1.1 Physical Characteristics of Nickel Metal 3
1.2 Nickel Industry Development Status 3
2. Economy and Policy 3
2.1 Chinese Market 3
2.1.1 Environmental acceptance checks implemented in 20 provinces in China 3
2.1.2 China-US's economic and trade consultation launched on schedule 3
2.1.3 China to publish resource tax law 3
2.2 International Market 3
2.2.1 Fed raises interest rates four times in 2018 3
3. Market Movements 4
3.1 Chinese Market 4
3.1.1 Chinese nickel cathode prices drop sharply after increasing 4
3.1.2 Chinese high grade and middle grade ferronickel prices fluctuate down while low grade ferronickel prices up 5
3.1.3 Battery grade nickel sulfate prices down while electroplating grade nickel sulfate prices up 6
3.1.4 Lateritic nickel ore prices down 7
3.2 International Market 8
3.2.1 LME nickel prices fluctuate down 8
3.2.2 Philippine origin lateritic nickel ore CIF China prices down 8
4. Producers Statistics 9
4.1 Chinese nickel cathode producers' output down by about 9.1% YOY in 2018 9
4.2 Chinese ferronickel producers' output down sharply by 41.3% YOY in 2018 9
4.3 Chinese nickel sulfate producers' output up by 11.5% YOY in 2018 10
4.4 Chinese ferronickel smelters' lateritic nickel ore stocks down by 21.8% YOY in late Dec 10
5. Customs Statistics 10
5.1 China's nickel cathode imports down by 13.7% YOY in 2018 10
5.2 China's ferronickel imports down by 24.1% YOY in 2018 11
5.3 China's lateritic nickel ore imports up by 34% YOY in 2018 11
5.4 China's nickel hydrometallurgy intermediates imports down slightly by 1.1% YOY in 2018 12
6. Company News 12
6.1 International Market 12
6.1.1 Indonesia Tsingshan's 3rd stainless steel project comes on stream 12
6.1.2 PT Antam sees higher nickel ore exports in 2019 12
6.2 Chinese Market 13
6.2.1 GEM to focus on selling high-nickel products in large volumes in 2018 13
6.2.2 Zhenshi Holding formally launches Weda Bay industrial park project in Indonesia 13
6.2.3 Huayou Cobalt to establish a subsidiary in Indonesia 13
6.2.4 Huayou Cobalt's new energy material projects begin 13
7. Market Outlook for Next Year 13
7.1 Nickel Cathode 13
7.2 Ferronickel 13
7.3 Nickel Sulfate 14
7.4 Lateritic Nickel Ore 14


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