Nickel review: China imports by poor demand outlook on prices
the futures market: U. S. crude oil inventories unexpectedly, oil pressure drag lower commodity prices, generally fell overnight international metal, nickel in 2. 34% to $10000, to nearly seven weeks, low volume 6135 hands, holdings 262447 hand cut 106 hands. Shanghai nickel on main 1701 contract today opening price RMB 81120 yuan, 1701 futures at 09:30 Shanghai nickel dropped $78580 to $2550. The fed chairman yellen speaking before a stronger dollar, weak today Shanghai nickel movements.
London metal exchange ( LME） 24, Aaron ni latest inventory of 373206 metric tons, less than the previous trading day 342 metric tons.
is expected: China customs, according to data released on Wednesday July China import 27129 tons of refined nickel, year-on-year drop 40. 9%. China's imports from the Philippines in July nickel ore 3. 16 million tons, fell 35. 9%. Refined nickel imports fell sharply in July in China, the domestic market demand outlook not beautiful to crack down on the price, this nickel or down now.
【 Nickel information 】
Macquarie report shows that despite new caledonia nickel industry losses of $1. 1 billion last year, but also did not see the stop signs, the bank believes the nickel recovery, the reduction of production cost, and the French government, and the future of new caledonia nickel production is expected to improve, but for China's nickel ore export growth is not too obvious. The bank had expected 2015 new caledonia nickel and nickel, nickel ore production 170000 tons of 11 of the global supply. Yield (7%, among which the nickel Ice nickel iron, nickel, nickel oxide, NHC) 9. Export 7, 40000 tons of nickel ore. 560000 tons.