The base metal prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) closed lower on Tuesday.
The three-month unofficial copper price dropped 28 U.S. dollars, or 0.46 percent, to 6,075 U.S. dollars per tonne.
The three-month unofficial aluminium price increased 6.5 U.S. dollars, or 0.36 percent, to 1,803 U.S. dollars a tonne.
The three-month unofficial lead price lost 20.5 U.S. dollars, or 1.13 percent, to 1,799.5 U.S. dollars a tonne.
Besides, the three-month unofficial zinc price lost 7 U.S. dollars, or 0.33 percent, to 2,092.5 U.S. dollars a tonne.
The three-month unofficial nickel price lost 445 U.S. dollars, or 3.43 percent, to 12,542.5 U.S. dollars a tonne.
The three-month unofficial tin price lost 325 U.S. dollars, or 1.90 percent, to 16,800 U.S. dollars a tonne.