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SHMET Spot Market Briefing 20100608-Lead

Shanghai Spot Metal Quote (SHMET) More
Jun 04 2010
Metals Price(RMB/T) Change(RMB) b/c(RMB)
 Copper 49800-50150 -50 b 50/b 250
Aluminum 13790-13830 -50 c 20/b 20
Lead 13700-13900 -300  
1#Zinc 13300-13400 -250 c 215/c 115
0#Zinc 13350-13450 -250 c 165/c 65
Tin 138500-141500 -1000  
Nickel 149000-150000 -1000


China's spot Lead is quoted from RMB 13700 to 13900 per tonne, decreasing RMB 300 per tonne. Seen from the international aspects, although Hungary has denied the speech of trapping in sovereign debt crisis, it has put great pressure to the weak market and LME metal market has been dragged down by it to drift lower. On the spot market, there are many sellers selling goods at lower price, but little people went to purchase them.

“ We could sell more than 120 tonnes of goods each day in the past two weeks, but we only have sold less than 80 tonnes of goods this week. We are willing to sell Jinsha Lead at RMB 13700 per tonne. It can be seen that lower price can’t attract buyers now.” Some lead trader said to SHMET.

“ Downstream consumers are unwilling to purchase goods. The market is on the downgrade, so they increased cautiousness on the market. We think if the price go higher, it is likely that more buyers will come to purchase. But according to the trend, whether the price will rebound is still a question.” Another lead trader said to SHMET.

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