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  • 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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