CSPT raises Q1 copper TC/RC purchase price by $2

The Chinese Smelters Purchase Team (CSPT) is to raise its treatment and refining charges (TC/RCs) purchase price for the first quarter of 2019 to $92 per tonne and 9.2 cents per lb, sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Fastmarkets MB.

This represents an $2 rise on the fourth quarter rate of this year and was set by CSPT in Shanghai on Thursday December 27. “Demand is expected to be weak in the first quarter of the year when the New Year holiday and the Chinese week-long Lunar New Year holiday, respectively,...

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Anna Xu

December 28, 2018

13:05 GMT

Shanghai