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China News Digest
Wednesday 24 January 2018
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China told the WTO it would stop accepting certain types of foreign solid waste, including metals, in 2018 if they didn't meet stricter impurity thresholds.

Synchronised global economic growth, shrinking central bank balance sheets, rising interest rates, insubstantial asset prices and market transparency are the trends to watch this year, the World Gold Council said.

Hunger for high-quality iron ore from Australia and Brazil pushed Chinese imports of the steelmaking ingredient to a record high in 2017.

“From the macro point of view, this is not an environment where you’d want to be shorting metals.”

The Sanchi collided with a cargo ship about 260km off the coast of Shanghai.

Big mining companies, restored to health following the 2015-16 price crash, are seeking to rationalize their portfolios and acquire assets in line with heightened focus on the best quality minerals and anticipated demand for battery materials.

Aluminum Corp of China, the country's biggest state-run aluminium firm, says 2017 profits rise more than tenfold, without providing a profit figure.

After lagging behind other precious metals last year, platinum is finally outperforming, and hedge funds are taking notice.

The Trump administration’s condemnation of cheap Chinese aluminum is helping resolve overcapacity in China even before any measures are implemented.

Gold’s breakneck rally eased this week, but tailwinds in both physical and paper markets suggest it’s got room to run.

Very rarely I come across a junior that simply seems to tick almost all boxes, and it looks like new sponsor Kutcho Copper Corp. is doing just that.

Currently, there's a lot of good news for gold which thrives on the spectre of high government debt leading to more money-printing and inflation.

Wall Street fell on Thursday after a run of strong performances from the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index.

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