Shanghai Nonferrous Metals News
SMM: The winter production policy in the Yangtze River Delta and Northern China has limited impact on the nickel industry overall, with almost no impact on the supply side.
NPI smelters in eastern China may see a moderate increase in transportation costs. Some small-medium alloy-casting producers might be forced to cut or halt operations during heavily polluted days (Red Alert). B-grade producers will still need to monitor air quality closely for operation schedules.