Metals

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Metals

iron ore

February 24, 2021

China’s iron ore imports hit a record 1.17 billion metric tons in 2020, with the average import price up 7.3 percent year-on-year to $101.7 per...
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BHP

February 17, 2021

BHP Group on Tuesday reported its best first-half profit in seven years and declared a record interim dividend, as top metals user China’s strong appetite...
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iron-ore-ship

February 12, 2021

The iron ore market is focused mainly on developments in China, which isn’t surprising given the world’s biggest buyer of commodities takes about 70% of...
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iron_ore_vessel

February 11, 2021

Dalian iron ore jumped to its highest in three weeks on Wednesday and was set for a weekly gain of more than 5%, buoyed by...
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Cranes unload imported iron ore from a ship at a port in Rizhao, Shandong province, China, December 6, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

February 5, 2021

A marked shift in preference towards current month pricing for iron ore cargoes over those priced on a forward month basis has emerged ahead of...
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iron_ore

February 4, 2021

Dalian iron ore futures fell on Wednesday on rising shipments from the world’s biggest suppliers of the steelmaking ingredient, including Brazil, and weakening demand in...
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Coal-Ship

February 3, 2021

China’s imports of major commodities are expected to show strong growth in January data, a reflection more of short-term factors, however, that are topping off...
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A cargo ship is loaded with coal during the opening ceremony of a new dock at the North Korean port of Rajin July 18, 2014. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev/File Photo

February 2, 2021

China’s coking coal futures slumped to their lowest level in two months on Monday, dragged by weakening demand for the raw material and easing concerns...
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Dalian Iron Ore

January 26, 2021

Benchmark iron ore futures in China were trading in a narrow range on Monday, following a fifth straight weekly drop in mills’ utilisation rates, although...
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January 22, 2021

Dalian iron ore futures rose on Thursday as key supplier Australia began preparing for a potential tropical cyclone, while worries over rising coronavirus cases in...
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china_iron_ore

January 21, 2021

Australia and Brazil, the world’s two largest iron ore producers, remained China’s top suppliers in 2020, but imports from India soared 88% as Chinese mills...
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Cranes unload imported iron ore from a ship at a port in Rizhao, Shandong province, China, December 6, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

January 20, 2021

Iron ore has started 2021 in much the same fashion as it spent most of last year, moving higher and adding to a rally that...
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iron_ore

January 15, 2021

China’s iron ore imports hit a record high in 2020, jumping 9.5% from a year earlier as the country beefed up spending on infrastructure to...
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norway

January 13, 2021

Norway’s oil and gas reserves have made it one of the world’s wealthiest countries but its dreams for deep-sea discovery now center on something different....
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A cargo ship is loaded with coal during the opening ceremony of a new dock at the North Korean port of Rajin July 18, 2014. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev/File Photo

December 29, 2020

Chinese coking coal futures extended gains into a third session on Monday, jumping as much as 6.2% as lower imports, sliding inventories and mines starting...
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