HC Chemical Network News: 2017 tinplate prices rose 25.45% year-on-year. The price of tinplate (in Shanghai 0.5mm cold-rolled coils) started from the highest price of 6,120 yuan/ton in 2010 and fell unilaterally to RMB 2,690/ton in December 2015, a drop of 56%. With the increase in environmental protection production and production capacity, tinplate prices began to pick up. The average price in 2017 reached 4,816 yuan per ton, which was a year-on-year increase of 25.45%. Before the deadline (January 17, 2018), the price was 5,100 yuan per ton.
From 2010 to today: Cold rolled coil 0.5mm: Shanghai price chart (yuan/ton)
The average price of tinplate quarter since 2014
It is expected that the 18-year performance is expected to regain growth momentum. 2017Q1, Q2 and Q3, the year-on-year increase of tinplate prices was 52.33%, 11.28% and 33.56%, respectively.