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China iron ore extends rally as Rio cuts Pilbara shipment outlook

2020-02-19 10:50:04 Price,  Iron Ore,  futures

Iron ore futures in China rose more than 2% on February 18 after miner Rio Tinto lowered its shipment forecast for the steelmaking ra...

China iron ore gains for sixth day on mounting supply concerns

2020-02-19 08:34:19 Iron Ore,  futures

China's iron ore futures rose for a sixth straight session on February 18 as concerns about tightening supplies intensified after min...

China iron ore futures hit bottom

2020-02-14 17:44:56 Iron Ore,  futures

China's iron ore futures have hit the bottom and bearish sentiment arising from coronavirus outbreak seemed fading away, along with p...

Crude oil, iron ore, coal cargo offloading slows in virus-hit China

2020-02-13 17:14:06 Seaborne Shipment,  Iron Ore

Calculating the exact impact on commodity markets from the coronavirus epidemic in China is still a fraught process, with too many un...

China, Singapore iron ore futures extend gains as supply concerns mount

2020-02-13 13:29:11 Iron Ore,  futures

China's iron ore futures extended gains into a third straight session on February 13 as concerns over supply cuts from Brazil and Aus...

China iron ore futures fall on demand concerns, rising port stocks

2020-02-11 08:15:15 Price,  Iron Ore,  futures

Iron ore futures in China fell on February 10, as a rising death toll from the coronavirus outbreak dimmed demand prospects for the s...

China iron ore futures extend post-holiday selloff on demand concerns

2020-02-07 13:58:26 Iron Ore,  futures

Iron ore futures in China extended a post-Lunar New Year selloff into a fourth session on February 6, on rising concerns over demand ...

China's iron ore, steel futures fall in 15 months on virus fears

2020-02-04 13:26:11 Iron Ore,  Steel Products,  futures

China's iron ore and steel futures fell by their daily limits on February 3, with the key steelmaking raw material plunging the most ...

China iron ore extends rally, hot-rolled steel coil hits record peak

2020-01-20 14:49:20 Iron Ore,  futures

Chinese iron ore futures rose on January 20, extending last week's gains, fuelled by concerns over supply of the steelmaking raw mate...

Ferrexpo full-year pellet production drops marginally as demand wanes

2020-01-19 10:31:04 Production & Sales,  International,  Iron Ore

Iron ore pellet producer Ferrexpo on January 13 reported a small drop in full-year production as steel-making products faced weak dem...

China iron ore futures rise after Vale halts operations at Chile mine

2020-01-17 16:17:51 Iron Ore,  futures

Benchmark Dalian iron ore futures rose on January 17 after Vale SA halted operations at a Chilean mine and Rio Tinto reported a drop ...

Iron ore and coal prices kick up on Australian cyclone, mine death

2020-01-17 09:05:03 International,  Iron Ore

Iron ore buyers concerned about supplies in the wake of a cyclone and a coal mine death have pushed up prices in the past week. ...

China iron ore futures slip after signing of Phase 1 trade deal

2020-01-16 14:25:51 Iron Ore,  futures

Benchmark Dalian iron ore futures inched lower in early trade on January 16 on fresh output curbs in China due to pollution, while th...

WA's cyclone threat to support higher iron ore prices

2020-01-16 10:06:24 Price,  International,  Iron Ore

Iron ore prices are likely to remain elevated above $90/t for weeks as cyclone-related disruptions in Western Australia crimp supply ...

China iron ore futures flat amid supply concern; spot hits 4-mth high

2020-01-15 14:22:14 Iron Ore,  futures

Benchmark Dalian iron ore futures were flat to slightly higher in early trade on January 15 as shrinking inventory of the steelmaking...

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2 Indonesian thermal coal loses ground from 3-mth high in China 2020-02-20

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3 Australia 2019 coal exports grow 2.2% 2020-02-20

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5 China's coke futures close lower 2020-02-19

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6 Russia Dec coal exports decline 1.53% YoY, customs data 2020-02-19

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7 China Coal Daily Track (Feb 19) 2020-02-19

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8 Indonesian thermal coal holds support from rains despite China's curtailed demand 2020-02-19

Indonesian thermal coal held steady for sessions despite a marked decrease in Chinese demand, as the material remained supported by local heavy rains that have caused prolonged supply woes.

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1 Chinese coal traders hunt for short-term buys amid virus disruption 2020-02-12

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3 Over half of China's coal mines resume production, top planner 2020-02-12

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5 MEC halts coal exports to China after border shut 2020-02-14

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6 Mongolia shuts freight through border crossings on coronavirus fears 2020-02-11

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3 Qinhuangdao port coal stocks fall to record low amid supply woe 2020-02-04

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4 Indonesian miners accelerate coal shipments despite virus fears 2020-02-10

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6 Australian thermal coal miners raise offers to Chinese buyers 2020-02-05

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China's coal imports in December slumped to the lowest level since 2014 at least, mainly as the country tightened control of customs clearance to rein in the whole-year import of foreign cargoes.

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10 Qinhuangdao coal prices continue to rise on supply woe 2020-02-05

Chinese thermal coal prices continued to move up at Qinhuangdao and other northern transfer ports, as supply tension seems not to be eased soon under the pressure of the virus epidemic. B

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