Jinchuan to ‘prioritise’ nickel production on favourable market conditions

A day after Jinchuan Group declared a force majeure on copper concentrate deliveries, a source with direct knowledge of the situation has told Metal Bulletin that the company will prioritise nickel production over copper.

“Following a leadership discussion, our current strategy is to give nickel production priority and postpone copper production as nickel prices are high and more profitable now,” the source said.

“The...

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Metal NM

March 20, 2014

11:04 GMT

Shanghai