Nickel prices picked up slightly, which gave additional support to stainless steel prices.
The three-month nickel contract on the London Metal Exchange
ended the official trading session on Wednesday at $16,183 per tonne, up by $136 per tonne (0.8%) from $16,047 per tonne a week earlier
Stainless steel cold-rolled coil 2mm grade 304 domestic (Wuxi):
15,200-16,100 yuan ($2,327-2,465) per tonne, narrowed upward by 200 yuan per tonne
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