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
Business Visits

Sumitomo Corporation China Group visits Asian Metal

On 13th November 2014, China Mineral Resources & Energy Business Unit from Sumitomo Corporation China Group visits Asian Metal. Leo Liang, Deputy General Manager in Metallic Materials Department, Yu Ocho, Chief staff in Metallic Materials Department, Yangyang Gao and Sho Nitta from Iron Ore Department talked with market analysts Victor Hu, Molly Zhang, Mia Ma and Kiki Kang about the market situation.
First, Leo Liang gives a brief introduction about the main business of the China Mineral Resources & Energy Business Unit. Then they have a deep discussion about the current market situation and future market trend, and make an agreement on future cooperation with Asian Metal.
Kiki Kang introduced the current chrome market situation as Leo Liang and Yu Ocho paid attention to this part. Kiki shared that the chrome market has kept dull in China, while the oversupply and weak demand from downstream consumers resulted in the decreasing chrome ore prices. Negative sentiments spread among traders and buyers. Leo Liang noted that Sumitomo Corporation China Group will watch the market and expend their chrome ore business when the market warms up.
As the exclusive agent of Assmang, Sumitomo Corporation concentrates on the current situation and trend of Chinese manganese alloys and ore market. Mia Ma introduced the dim market situation these days, and Leo Liang and Yu Ocho confirmed the situation. More issues were thoroughly discussed in the communication, such as the market outlook and manganese ore supply from Assmang.
Sho Nitta and Yangyang Gao exchanged ideas on iron ore market with Molly Zhang and Victor Hu. Sho Nitta paid attention to operation status of iron ore mines in China, export rebates of steel products and the influence of environmental protection on iron ore market. Yangyang Gao discussed with Asian Metal on the website's method in collecting data. The company holds shares in Assmang, South Africa and exports around 7 million tons of iron ore to China each year.