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China News Digest
Monday 23 October 2017
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Figure represents about a third of the country's iron ore mines currently in operations.

Iron ore production rose 3.3% compared with the same period last year to hit a fresh quarterly record of 95.1 million tonnes.

Chinese buyers are rumoured to be the key targets of the sale.

Despite new report predicting zero steel demand growth in top consumer China.

Strength of Chinese economy continues to surprise as country's leaders gather to set out economic goals.

The metal has doubled in prices since late 2015 and investor demands are rising for this "hot commodity."

Monthly cargoes top 100 million tonnes for the first time ever.

Chinese smelters' treatment and refining charges for imported lead concentrate slide to $20–$30 per tonne, more than $100 below last year's peak.

Ongoing concerns that looming steel production cuts in China on environmental grounds will sap steel mill demand continue to weigh on prices.

Of all the new coal generation expected to go online over the next decade, Chinese companies will build nearly half of it.

Freeport agreed in August to divest a 51% stake in Grasberg to local interests in return for full operational control until 2041 plus fiscal and legal guarantees, but a final deal has still to be reached.

Roy Cimatu, who replaced ousted ecologist Regina Lopez in May, has said he would review evidence brought forward by mining companies and communities before deciding whether to keep, modify, or reverse his predecessor's measures.

Plug-in-vehicle market in China surges to a record 1.8% of total passenger vehicle sales.

At three-month low with $50s now in sight.

North Korea’s biggest trading partner imported 1.64 million tonnes of coal in August

A new report from BMI Research states that the global refined zinc market will remain in deficit over the next few years

China’s top nickel producer, will next year start building a new project in Guangxi that will produce raw materials for electric vehicle (EV) batteries, its chairman said, looking to tap the sector’s “explosive” demand.

The economic stance adopted by the new leaders will be crucial given China’s recent economic slowdown.

Mills in some northern Chinese cities ordered to cut output, acting on government policy to fight smog caused by pollution from industrial plants.

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