1. Vale of Brazil, the world's largest iron ore producer, released its output report for the third quarter of 2017 on 19 Rio de Janeiro time. The report showed that iron ore production reached 9510 tons (including purchases from third parties), setting a new single-quarter production record, increasing by 3.3 million tons annually, mainly due to the improvement of northern system operation performance and the production of the 111D project. Vale said that thanks to the production of the S111D project and its planned progress, the northern system, including the Caracas, Sehaleschi and S11D mining areas, produced 45 million tons in the current quarter, setting a new single-quarter production record, with an annualized increase of 8.5% and 16.4% compared with the same period, respectively.
2. According to the production report released by Merafe Resources Co., Ltd. of South Africa on October 13, Glencore-Merafe, a joint venture, can be attributed to Merafe's ferrochrome production of 286,000 tons in the first three quarters of 2017 (based on its 20.5% stake), slightly higher than 285,000 tons in the same period of last year. Quarterly, the first three quarters of ferrochrome production showed a downward trend: from 113,000 tons in the first quarter to 103,000 tons in the second quarter, and then to 70,000 tons in the third quarter. Yield in the third quarter decreased by about 21.35% and 32.04% respectively.
3. Net News, Gansu Jiuquan Steel Group Yuzhong Iron and Steel Blast Furnace ignited today, the volume of the blast furnace 3200 cubic meters, is expected to produce hot metal tomorrow, 7000-8000 tons of hot metal per day, in November is expected to produce 210,000 tons. At the same time, two rolling lines upgrade the new system. The blast furnace can be equipped with two rolling lines, coils, wires and threads after re-production. In the early stage, only one rolling line was produced, and the blast furnace was shut down after operation. Jiugang Yuzhong resources are mainly sent to Lanzhou. Yuzhong Iron and Steel Co. of Jiuquan Iron and Steel Co. is well prepared for resumption of production. Coke oven No. 1 is ready for resumption of production in early September and normal production in October. Iron ore was mined out in July.
4. In September, South Korea's exports of stainless steel hot-rolled coils increased by 10.8%, reaching 70,384 tons, the highest level in 45 months. In September, the main export destination of South Korea's stainless steel hot-rolled coils was Asia. Among them, 19 262 tons of hot rolled coils were exported to the mainland of China, an increase of 44.7% over August, while the total exports to Taiwan, China, reached 5 124 tons, an increase of 706% over the previous month.
5. 据巴西钢铁协会(IABr)统计，前9个月，该国粗钢产量为2550万吨，同比增长9.1%。同期，巴西国内粗钢销售量为1260万吨，与上年同期持平。粗钢出口量为1100万吨，出口额为56.1亿美元，同比分别增长9.3%和36.0%。钢板生产商培森冶金公司(Companhia Siderurgica do Pecem)CSP6月份投产，是巴西出口增长的因素。前9个月进口量为183万吨，同比增长56.8%。由于1季度同比增长73.1%，5月初，巴西钢铁协会曾对进口快速增长表示担心。巴西前三季度国内钢铁视消费量为1440万吨，同比增长5%。
5. According to the statistics of the Brazilian Iron and Steel Association (IABr), crude steel production in the country was 25.5 million tons in the first nine months, an increase of 9.1% over the same period last year. During the same period, Brazil's domestic crude steel sales were 12.6 million tons, the same as the same period last year. The export volume of crude steel is 11 million tons and 5.61 billion US dollars, up by 9.3% and 36.0% respectively. The launch of CSP by Companhia Siderurgica do Pecem in June was a factor in Brazil's export growth. Imports in the first nine months amounted to 1.83 million tons, an increase of 56.8% over the same period last year. In early May, the Brazilian Iron and Steel Association expressed concern about the rapid growth of imports, due to a 73.1% year-on-year growth in the first quarter. Brazil's domestic steel consumption in the first three quarters was 14.4 million tons, up 5% year-on-year.
6. According to statistics released recently by the Japan Stainless Steel Association, in July 2017, the production of hot-rolled stainless steel in Japan was 215,600 tons, down by about 9.0% year-on-year and up by about 3.4% year-on-year. Among them, 16,411 tons of stainless steel bar profiles, the same ring ratio decreased by 8.5% and 10.9%, 20,187 tons of stainless steel wire, the same ring ratio decreased by 9.1% and 2.5%, 21,656 tons of stainless steel pipe, the same ring ratio increased by 11.8% and 7.1%, 157,346 tons of stainless steel plate, decreased by 11.4% and increased by 5.4%.
1. 【证券时报：一年打开一万亿市场 现金贷规模暴增大起底】今年以来，金融机构稳步去杠杆，居民消费疾速加杠杆。现金贷在不足一年的时间内从6000亿发展到1万亿，大有当年P2P行业野蛮生长的姿态。虽然关于现金贷的真实借款利率以及利率计算口径，行业没有给出同一标准，但现金贷利率奇高无可指责。“以贷养贷”、银行购买消费贷证券产品，又变相为这些公司提供资金。现金贷起源于国外Payday loan已在我国加剧异化。
1. Since this year, financial institutions have steadily deleveraged and household consumption has increased rapidly. Cash lending has grown from 600 billion to 1 trillion yuan in less than a year, much as the brutal growth of the P2P industry in that year. Although the industry does not give the same standard for the real borrowing interest rate and the calculation of interest rate of cash loans, there is no blame for the extremely high interest rate of cash loans. "Loan lending" and the purchase of consumer loan securities by banks provide funds for these companies in a disguised way. Cash loan originated from Payday loan abroad has intensified its alienation in China.
2. CICC: Tesla's China plant negotiations are expected to be completed and announced in the near future. Possible announcement dates include the company's quarterly report on November 1, or the visit of US President Trump to China in early November.
3. [The central bank, the CBRC and other departments conduct intensive research and seek opinions on financial openness] We have learned from foreign-funded institutions that recently, the central bank, the CBRC and other departments are conducting intensive research and seeking opinions on financial openness. Earlier, Guo Shuqing, chairman of the CBRC, said, "The CBRC will continue to open wider to the outside world and give more space to foreign banks in the form of establishment, shareholder qualification, shareholding ratio and business scope."
4. 【经参：PPP门槛进一步降低 各地新一轮促进PPP政策集中发布】发改委日前发布通知，鼓励各地政府、金融机构、企业等创新合作机制和投融资模式，利用政府PPP等方式，加快投资建设天然气储气调峰设施。随着下半年推进民间投资和PPP模式工作的加强，各地新一轮促进PPP政策集中发布，PPP模式门槛进一步降低。发改委将把进一步推进固定资产投资作为今年下半年的工作重点，通过推进PPP项目发展、落实民间投资支持政策、优化投资环境等方式推进民间投资的发展。
4. The Development and Reform Commission has issued a circular to encourage local governments, financial institutions and enterprises to innovate cooperation mechanisms and investment and financing modes, and to speed up the investment and construction of natural gas storage and peak shaving facilities by means of government PPP. With the strengthening of private investment and PPP mode in the second half of the year, a new round of policies to promote PPP have been issued centrally, and the threshold of PPP mode has been further lowered. The NDRC will focus on further promoting fixed assets investment in the second half of this year, and promote the development of private investment by promoting the development of PPP projects, implementing support policies for private investment and optimizing the investment environment.
5. [Banking mortgage prices will shrink this year or increase in overall volume]. Banking mortgage business continues to tighten. Many banks in Beijing have returned to the benchmark interest rate for first-home loans. Even some banks have implemented the benchmark interest rate for first-home loans at 1.1 times, and the second-home interest rate is complete.