• Copper Conc. TC 25%min CIF China(-1)  05-23|Antimony Trioxide 99.5%min FOB China(600)  05-23|Ethylene Glycol Antimony 57%min Delivered China(3000)  05-23|Nickel Cathode 99.96%min EXW China(-4700)  05-23|Nickel Cathode Norilsk 99.96%min In port China(-4500)  05-23|Antimony Trioxide 99.5%min In warehouse Baltimore(0.2)  05-23|Ferro-silicon 75%min In warehouse Rotterdam(40)  05-23|Antimony Ingot 99.65%min In warehouse Baltimore(0.2)  05-23|Antimony Ingot 99.65%min In warehouse Rotterdam(500)  05-23|Antimony Conc. 50%min Delivered China(3000)  05-23|Antimony Trioxide 99.5%min In warehouse Rotterdam(0.4)  05-23|Antimony Ingot 99.65%min FOB China(500)  05-23|Bismuth Ingot 99.99%min Delivered India(20)  05-23|Met. Coke A 13%max, S 0.7%max EXW Shanxi(-50)  05-23
  • Monthly Nickel Market Report May 2018

    2018-06-12 19:28:29   【Print】
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    Contents

    Market Highlights 2
    1 Economy and Policy 2
    2 Chinese market review 2
    2.1 Prices for nickel cathodes goes up further 2
    2.2 Ferronickel prices goes up 2
    2.3 Prices for battery grade nickel sulfate up goes down further while the prices for electroplating grade nickel sulfate stabilizes 3
    2.4 Spot lateritic nickel ore price goes up 3
    3 International market review 4
    3.1 LME nickel prices moves up further 4
    3.2 Prices for high grade Philippine lateritic nickel ore moves up while for middle grade down further 4
    4 Production and stocks data 5
    4.1 Chinese nickel cathode output up by 7.5% MOM in May 5
    4.2 Chinese ferronickel output up by 11.8% MOM in May 5
    4.3 Chinese nickel sulfate output down by 2.9% MOM in May 6
    4.4 Chinese ferronickel smelter lateritic nickel ore stock down by 1.4% MOM in May 6
    5 Company news 7
    5.1 Shanwei Group halts ferronickel production 7
    5.2 Chunfeng Casting Industry halts ferronickel production 7
    5.3 Guorun Metal Group to resume ferronickel production 7
    5.4 Tiancheng Holding to resume Mo-Ni mine operation when condition permits 7
    6 Relevant Industry News 7
    6.1 The subsidy polices of New energy automobile comes out in June 7
    7 Market outlook 8
    7.1 Nickel cathode 8
    7.2 Ferronickel 8
    7.3 Nickel sulfate 8
    7.4 Lateritic nickel ore 8


    GRAPHS

    Graph 1 Jinchuan nickel cathode price in the Chinese spot market from Apr to May 2018 (RMB/t) 2
    Graph 2 Norilsk nickel cathode prices in the Chinese spot market from Apr to May 2018 (RMB/t) 2
    Graph 3 Inco nickel prices in the Chinese spot market from Apr to May 2018 (RMB/t) 2
    Graph 4 Delivered-to-plants prices for Chinese ferronickel 10%min from Apr to May 2018 (RMB/mtu) 3
    Graph 5 Chinese ferronickel 1.5% EXW prices from Apr to May 2018 (RMB/t) 3
    Graph 6 Chinese battery grade nickel sulfate prices Apr to May 2018 (RMB/t) 3
    Graph 7 Chinese NCM 523 precursor prices from Apr to May 2018 (RMB/t) 3
    Graph 8 Chinese electroplating grade nickel sulfate prices from Apr to May 2018 (RMB/t) 3
    Graph 9 Chinese lateritic nickel ore 1.8%min prices in ports from Apr to May 2018 (RMB/t) 4
    Graph 10 Chinese lateritic nickel ore 1.5%min in ports from Apr to May 2018 (RMB/t) 4
    Graph 11 LME nickel prices from Apr to May 2018 (USD/t) 4
    Graph 12 Stocks for LME nickel from Apr to May 2018 (t) 4
    Graph 13 CIF Prices for Philippine origin lateritic nickel ore 1.5% in China from Apr to May 2018 (USD/t) 4
    Graph 14 CIF Prices for Philippine origin lateritic nickel ore 1.8% in China from Apr to May 2018 (USD/t) 5
    Graph 15 Lateritic nickel ore stocks in China from Jan 2017 to May 2018 (kt) 6

    Tables

    Table 1 China's NCM precursor outputs by province (t) 6









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