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China braces for aluminium import wave as coronavirus recovery upends trade

29 May 2020

* Primary aluminium imports could top 100,000 T in May -sources

METALS-London aluminium set for strongest monthly gain in 16 months on China demand

29 May 2020

SINGAPORE, May 29 London aluminium prices, which stayed flat on Friday, were set for their strongest monthly gain since January 2019, underpinned by a solid recovery in demand from top consumer China.


28 May 2020


METALS-London copper gains on optimism over demand prospects

28 May 2020

SINGAPORE, May 28 London copper prices rose on Thursday, buoyed by hopes that stimulus measures will boost demand as more economies reopened after months of lockdowns imposed to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

METALS-Copper falls as U.S.-China tensions curb risk appetite

27 May 2020

SINGAPORE, May 27 Copper prices fell on Wednesday as Sino-U.S. friction over Hong Kong quashed initial euphoria following the easing of lockdown restrictions in many countries.

METALS-Copper range-bound as U.S.-China tensions dampen risk appetite

27 May 2020

SINGAPORE, May 27 Copper prices flitted in a tight range on Wednesday as initial euphoria over economies reopening from the lockdown was dampened by mounting fears that the Sino-U.S. friction could further hobble global business activity.

China copper inventories drop by most since September 2019

22 May 2020

SINGAPORE/BEIJING, May 22 Copper inventories in warehouses tracked by the Shanghai Futures Exchange (ShFE) dropped at the fastest rate in nearly eight months, weekly exchange data showed on Friday.

METALS-Copper falls as China skips GDP goal, U.S.-Sino tension ramps up

22 May 2020

SINGAPORE, May 22 Copper prices fell on Friday after top consumer China did not set an annual growth target for the first time as the coronavirus pandemic pummels its economy, while mounting Sino-U.S. tensions also hit prices of the red metal.

METALS-London copper falls from 2-month high as economic worries linger

21 May 2020

SINGAPORE, May 21 London copper fell on Thursday, as concerns over the long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic offset some enthusiasm about economies gradually reopening.

Tsingshan's stainless steel order book fills as China rebounds, traders load up

20 May 2020

SINGAPORE/BEIJING Tsingshan Holding Group, the world's biggest stainless steel producer, has sold the entire output of its Chinese plants through June, said two sources familiar with its sales, a sign of potentially strong domestic demand for the metal

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