Zinc weekly review: up and down between two city of zinc or range-bound ( 5. 9 - 5. 13)
a, market review
figure 1: zinc rich treasure 0 #, Shanghai zinc, zinc LME charts
this week, the two cities of zinc has twists and turns, continuation of the early losses last week, Aaron zinc lows hit weeks $1826 / ton, Shanghai main zinc weeks minimum 14515 yuan/ton, then by investors buying low rebound sharply, but fell back near the weekend again, because of the poor U. S. economic data, the highest to 1934 weeks Aaron zinc. 5 dollars/ton, Shanghai zinc main 15275 yuan/ton, now Aaron zinc volatile near $1880 / ton, near Shanghai zinc 14980 yuan/ton. This week as a whole, Aaron zinc nearly closed flat, Shanghai main of zinc, up less than 1%, compared with other base metals firm. In addition, zinc falling inventories also provide support for zinc, zinc weeks LME inventories to reduce 5000 tons, presently for 390000 tons. Zinc concentrate market
figure 2: zinc concentrate on charts
weeks domestic zinc concentrate ( 50%, tax included) Price with zinc prices rise, now 9200 - yunnan zinc concentrate 9400 yuan/tons of metal, 10000 - hunan zinc concentrate 10200 yuan/tons of metal, gansu province, 9700 - 9900 yuan/tons of metal, 9600 - in guangxi 9800 yuan/tons of metal, up 150 yuan from last week. Shipment for prices rebound, miners enthusiasm is better than last week, the market supply of goods is relatively abundant, downstream smelter week purchasing more, along with the prices, inventory reduced activity. Start on the other hand, it is understood that the current domestic zinc prices for large and medium-sized enterprises, many small mines were shut down or consolidation, hunan flowers through county told a manufacturers, there used to be hundreds of local zinc, there are only a dozen. The spot market
table 1: the spot price ( Unit: yuan/ton)
0 # zinc prices in Shanghai this week in 1. Below the 50000 yuan/ton, weeks, though a breakthrough in 1. 50000 yuan/ton, but failed to hold on, as of Friday's report - in 14910 15010 yuan/ton, raised $220 from last week. Week, market trading active and downstream manufacturer to stock up on dips enthusiasm high, volume is better, the second half of the week zinc prices rebounded sharply, traders delivery enthusiasm high, but the downstream receiving hesitation, market price no city, less volume, the current main liter discount of zinc and zinc to Shanghai little change compared to last week. Guangdong area, now offer 14650-0 # zinc 14950 yuan/ton, up 240 yuan from last week, the overall active trading market, clinch a deal between traders. Tianjin region, now offer 15120-0 # zinc 15220 yuan/ton, or 200 yuan, the market supply of goods is a bit tight, few smelters shipment.
3, afternoon to predict
the recent poor economic data of China and the United States, combined with the domestic zinc season approaching, the two cities of zinc upward, but zinc base for good, late supply shortages expected strong, provide support for zinc. Is expected next week, the two cities of zinc interval oscillation is given priority to, the interval 1800 - Aaron zinc attention 1 $1950 / ton, Shanghai zinc. 43 - 1. 570000 yuan/ton, in operation, and investors on the sidelines.