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Philippine mine closures will hit China's nickel pig iron ...

"In the absence of nickel ore from Indonesia, China was expected to rely on the Philippines as the main source of feedstock for its nickel pig iron production industry. This news could put negative pressure on Chinese NPI output later in the year as Chinese nickel ore port stocks and stocks held by producers become depleted, and result in ...

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Chinese Nickel Pig Iron Study - Shanghai Metals Market

Chinese Nickel Pig Iron Study. OBJECTIVES. To have a deep understanding of Chinese nickel pig iron market. Capacity, costs and growth potential of RKEF, EAF and BF production technologies. Quality, origin, pricing and contract terms of Nickel ore feed. Evolution of Nickel upstream value chain.

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Column: China's 2020 refined nickel imports slump to 6 ...

Feb 11, 2021  Nickel pig iron now dominates China’s imports but as a commercial product it didn’t exist until 15 years ago. It was born out of the high prices of the mid-2000s.

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Has China shattered battery nickel's supply chain ...

Mar 05, 2021  The news signals that the mainly Chinese-funded nickel pig iron (NPI) producers in Indonesia are now looking at making nickel matte, essentially giving the battery-materials manufacturers a new product to plug into their processes. ... Lastly, the NPI that China is using for the nickel matte production is not new supply. They are simply taking ...

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China's 'Pig' Nickel Is Upending Metal Markets All Over ...

Mar 05, 2021  Nickel pig iron is a cruder form of pure nickel. So its lower grade properties make it less effective in operating a battery. “If the new methods that Tsingshan developed can be widely applied to produce matte and further convert to sulphate, we could see a convergence of Class 1 and Class 2 pricing,” ING’s Yao said Thursday in a note to ...

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Nickel on the upswing and production restrictions in China

Apr 09, 2021  Short and sweet with today’s stainless steel espresso: nickel has regained momentum and gained over $1160 in the last 30 days on the SHFE. Analysts are optimistic about nickel. First figures from China show how serious the government is with the production cuts. Only in Tangshan over 1.74 million tons of pig iron production less in March.

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Nickel pig-iron output in China 'to surge 50%'

Nickel pig-iron output in China, the world's largest metals user, may surge 50 percent this year, possibly curbing demand for the refined product and hurting prices that have lagged behind all ...

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Is China locking up Indonesian nickel? - MINING.COM

Nov 06, 2019  The Chinese metals giant is known for causing a major disruption to the nickel market in the mid-2000s, when it and other Chinese companies massively adopted nickel pig iron

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Nickel pig iron – A long term solution?

Nickel pig iron now accounts for more than 30% of China’s primary nickel consumption, up from just 2% in 2005 400 500 600 ... Nickel 4% *China NPI = actual production, not capacity Source: Company reports, Hatch projects on stream NPI now accounts for more than 30% of

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Nickel pig iron - Wikipedia

Nickel pig iron (NPI) is a low grade ferronickel invented in China as a cheaper alternative to pure nickel for the production of stainless steel [citation needed].The production process of nickel pig iron utilizes laterite nickel ores instead of pure nickel sold on the world market. The alternative was developed as a response to the high price of pure nickel.

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China: pig iron production 2020 Statista

Feb 18, 2021  China: production of pig iron by month 2019-2020. Published by Samantha Wong , Feb 18, 2021. In December 2020, China produced approximately 74 million metric tons of pig iron. The production ...

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Chinese Nickel Pig Iron Study - Shanghai Metals Market

OBJECTIVES. To have a deep understanding of Chinese nickel pig iron market. Capacity, costs and growth potential of RKEF, EAF and BF production technologies. Quality, origin, pricing and contract terms of Nickel ore feed. Evolution of Nickel upstream value chain. Market potential for NPI.

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China's nickel pig iron output to hit 500,000 T in 2019 ...

Jan 28, 2019  * Of that volume, 408,600 tonnes were high-grade nickel pig iron and 67,100 tonnes were low-grade, Antaike said. * December nickel pig iron production stood at 42,500 tonnes, up 11.5 percent year-on-year and up 0.28 percent from November, it added. (Reporting by Tom Daly, Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips)

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Production, Usage and Price – International Nickel Study Group

May 04, 2021  A new product – nickel pig iron (NPI) – started to be produced in China in 2005 in different forms and grades. Production increased slowly in the first few years but in 2010 production was estimated at over 160,000 tonnes and in 2016 at about 380,000 tonnes.

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Nickel on the upswing and production restrictions in China

Apr 09, 2021  Short and sweet with today’s stainless steel espresso: nickel has regained momentum and gained over $1160 in the last 30 days on the SHFE. Analysts are optimistic about nickel. First figures from China show how serious the government is with the production cuts. Only in Tangshan over 1.74 million tons of pig iron production less in March.

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China’s Nickel Pig Iron Output to Rise 6.2%, CRU Says ...

Nov 17, 2010  China’s production of nickel pig iron will rise 6.2 percent to 155,000 metric tons next year, with Chinese stainless steel producers substituting about one-third of primary nickel with the ...

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Nickel pig-iron output in China 'to surge 50%'

Nickel pig-iron output in China, the world's largest metals user, may surge 50 percent this year, possibly curbing demand for the refined product and hurting prices that have lagged behind all ...

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Is China locking up Indonesian nickel? - MINING.COM

Nov 06, 2019  The Chinese metals giant is known for causing a major disruption to the nickel market in the mid-2000s, when it and other Chinese companies massively adopted nickel pig iron

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Nickel pig iron – A long term solution?

Chinese primary nickel consumption by source, kt 3RD EURONICKEL CONFERENCE, HELSINKI, 2012 Nickel pig iron now accounts for more than 30% of China’s primary nickel consumption, up

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Chinese Metal Giant Is Upending the Nickel Market All Over ...

March 06 2021, 12:06 AM March 06 2021, 1:41 AM. (Bloomberg) -- Fourteen years ago, China’s Tsingshan Holding Group Co. upended the nickel market with a cheaper way to extract the metal used to make steel stainless. They appear to be doing it once again, this time with a focus on batteries.

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Bank heralds return of nickel pig iron - Mining Journal

Aug 03, 2018  "In China, nickel pig iron production was constrained by environmental inspections in key producing regions in the second quarter and it remains to

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(PDF) Carbothermic Reduction of Nickeliferous Laterite ...

In 2011, the nickel production in China amounted to 446 kilotons, with the proportion of electrolytic nickel and nickel pig iron (NPI) registering 41.5% and 56.5%, respectively.

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Nickel Pig-Iron Output in China May Jump, Capping LME ...

Jun 09, 2011  Nickel pig-iron output in China, the world’s largest metals user, may surge 50 percent this year, possibly curbing demand for the refined product and

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Nickel pig iron - Wikipedia

Nickel pig iron (NPI) is a low grade ferronickel invented in China as a cheaper alternative to pure nickel for the production of stainless steel [citation needed].The production process of nickel pig iron utilizes laterite nickel ores instead of pure nickel sold on the world market. The alternative was developed as a response to the high price of pure nickel.

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Chinese Nickel Pig Iron Study - Shanghai Metals Market

OBJECTIVES. To have a deep understanding of Chinese nickel pig iron market. Capacity, costs and growth potential of RKEF, EAF and BF production technologies. Quality, origin, pricing and contract terms of Nickel ore feed. Evolution of Nickel upstream value chain. Market potential for NPI.

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China Nickel Industry Database - Shanghai Metals Market

Home > Database > Nickel > Nickel Pig Iron > ... Domestic NPI Output by Production Technology: Monthly: Jan 01, 2013: Domestic NPI Output by Grade ... Monthly: Jan 01, 2013: Indonesia's NPI Output: Monthly: Jan 01, 2017: Indonesia China Nickel Pig Iron Expansion Capacity List: Quarterly: Sep 01, 2020: RKEF-Based NPI Full Cost in Fujian: Daily ...

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China's nickel pig iron output to hit 500,000 T in 2019 ...

Jan 28, 2019  * Of that volume, 408,600 tonnes were high-grade nickel pig iron and 67,100 tonnes were low-grade, Antaike said. * December nickel pig iron production stood at 42,500 tonnes, up 11.5 percent year-on-year and up 0.28 percent from November, it added. (Reporting by Tom Daly, Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips)

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Nickel pig-iron output in China 'to surge 50%'

Nickel pig-iron output in China, the world's largest metals user, may surge 50 percent this year, possibly curbing demand for the refined product and hurting prices that have lagged behind all ...

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Bank heralds return of nickel pig iron - Mining Journal

Aug 03, 2018  "In China, nickel pig iron production was constrained by environmental inspections in key producing regions in the second quarter and it remains to

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Chinese Metal Giant Is Upending the Nickel Market All Over ...

March 06 2021, 12:06 AM March 06 2021, 1:41 AM. (Bloomberg) -- Fourteen years ago, China’s Tsingshan Holding Group Co. upended the nickel market with a cheaper way to extract the metal used to make steel stainless. They appear to be doing it once again, this time with a focus on batteries.

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China’s King of Nickel is betting big on green batteries ...

Mar 14, 2021  Tsingshan is credited with pioneering the large-scale use of nickel pig iron, a semi-refined product and low-cost alternative to the pure metal, to make stainless steel.

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Rebound in LME nickel fails to support China’s NPI prices ...

Apr 30, 2021  Fastmarkets' price assessment for nickel pig iron, high-grade NPI content 10-15%, spot, ddp China was 1,060-1,080 yuan ($163.80-166.90) per nickel unit on April 30, down by 10-20 yuan (1.4%) from 1,070-1,100 yuan per nickel unit a week earlier. NPI prices have fallen for the past three weeks despite the recent bullishness of nickel on the London Metal Exchange.

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Is China locking up Indonesian nickel? - MINING.COM

Nov 06, 2019  The Chinese metals giant is known for causing a major disruption to the nickel market in the mid-2000s, when it and other Chinese companies massively adopted nickel pig iron

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Global and China Nickel Markets, 2016-2019 2019-2023

Jun 05, 2019  2.2.1 Production Capacity of Nickel in China 2.2.2 Production Volume of Nickel in China 2.2.3 Production Volume of Nickel Pig Iron (NPI) 2.2.4 Production Volume of Nickel

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China’s electric vehicle battery supply chain dominance ...

Mar 12, 2021  Last week, Tsingshan said it would be able to provide 100,000 tonnes of nickel matte – a material converted from nickel pig iron – to two major Chinese battery makers, Huayou and

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China's Virtue Dragon joins Indonesian nickel rush ...

Dec 07, 2016  Despite wet season rains that are currently hampering construction, Zhu said Virtue Dragon this month will manufacture its first nickel pig iron, an alloy which contains 10%-12% nickel

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SPOTLIGHT: The limits of nickel pig iron Metal Bulletin

Apr 29, 2011  SPOTLIGHT: The limits of nickel pig iron. China’s nickel pig iron sector is likely to face greater constraints after five years of rapid growth, making current production forecasts unrealistic. Current plans suggest capacity could rise higher than 400,000 tonnes next year, as available capacity advances to 500,000 tpy of metal content next year.

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