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Workers direct a crane lifting newly-made steel bars at a factory of Dongbei Special Steel Group Co., Ltd., in Dalian, Liaoning province, China, October 13, 2015. REUTERS/China Daily

May 7, 2021

Chinese steel futures resumed their record-setting rally on Thursday, after a five-day Labour Day holiday, over demand prospects and lifted prices of steelmaking ingredients including...
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iron ore

May 6, 2021

Brazil’s iron ore export revenues are set to surge 60% this year and displace soybeans as the country’s number one source of foreign exchange earnings...
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April 27, 2021

Chinese steel futures closed at all-time highs on Monday, underpinned by robust demand and concerns over production curbs, while benchmark iron ore prices hit record...
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April 20, 2021

Iron ore prices in Asia rose on Monday, buoyed by strong demand for steel products in China and overseas, and as Chinese steel mills continued...
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April 14, 2021

China’s iron ore imports rose in March from relatively low levels a year earlier, customs data showed on Tuesday, with demand for the steelmaking ingredient...
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Chinese national flags are flying near a steel factory in Wu'an, Hebei province, China, February 23, 2017. Picture taken February 23, 2017.  REUTERS/Thomas Peter

April 13, 2021

Chinese steel futures slumped on Monday, falling around 3% amid concerns of regulatory disruptions after Premier Li Keqiang pledged to strengthen control of raw materials,...
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BHP

April 12, 2021

Mining giant BHP Group anticipates more growth opportunities in China thanks to the country’s high-quality urbanization, a top company official said. (more…)
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April 9, 2021

The Chinese ban on coal imports from Australia has shaken up coal trades in the east. In the absence of Australian coal exports to China,...
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glencore

April 8, 2021

Colombia’s national mining agency (ANM) said on Wednesday it has initially rejected a request by coal miner Prodeco, a wholly-owned unit of miner and commodity...
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April 8, 2021

Iron ore futures closed higher on Wednesday in daytime trading at the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE). (more…)
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Dalian Iron Ore

April 1, 2021

China’s benchmark iron ore futures dropped on Wednesday, as the country’s environmental policy implementation weighed on demand for the steelmaking ingredient, while traders were shifting...
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March 26, 2021

Benchmark Dalian iron ore rose for a third straight session on Thursday, as spot prices in China stabilised after a recent sell-off following improved demand...
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March 18, 2021

In the first two months of 2021, Brazilian iron ore exports have risen by 9.1% to 53.0m tonnes, driven by China. So far this year,...
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March 12, 2021

Benchmark Asian iron ore futures rose on Thursday as data showed monthly shipments of the steelmaking ingredient to China from Australia’s Port Hedland dropped to...
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Dalian Iron Ore

March 11, 2021

Dalian iron ore slumped to its lowest in four weeks on Wednesday, pummelled by stricter anti-pollution measures in China’s top steelmaking city of Tangshan and...
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