Xi said both countries should cooperate despite ideological differences.
China Mining News
Geopolitical turmoil not piercing bullion markets yet – gold in tightest weekly trading range in percentage terms since 2012; in dollar terms since 2007.
Alumina refineries and aluminium smelters in parts of China cut production by 30% during November to March as part of a campaign against air pollution.
Chile development agency Corfo filed a complaint last week to block the sale of a 32% stake in SQM to China's Tianqi Lithium or any related entities.
Costing between $4-8 trillion and affecting 65 countries, China’s ambitious One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative is the granddaddy of all megaprojects.
Royalties paid to the government from cobalt and coltan mining will jump to 10 per cent from 2 per cent.
The world’s biggest producer of cobalt has agreed to sell around a third of its cobalt production over the next three years to the Chinese battery recycler.
The relentless climb in China's port inventories of iron ore may not be as worrying to the market as they appear, more a reflection of a change in dynamics than anything else.
China's state planner said on Tuesday it has given approval for a coal mine to be built in Inner Mongolia.
Chile development agency Corfo has asked antitrust regulators to block the sale of a 32 percent stake in Chilean lithium company SQM to a Chinese firm on the grounds it would give it an unfair advantage in the global race to secure resources to develop electric vehicles.
The Russia-China Investment Fund for Regional Development will kickstart the financing for a uranium mining project.
Serbia has tried and failed three times since 2007 to sell the debt-laden mining complex.
Reactions continue to pour in following U.S. President Donald Trump’s imposition of 25 per cent tariffs on steel imports and 10 per cent for aluminium for almost every country but Mexico and Canada.
Researchers from Fudan University and the University of Science and Technology of China tried curing blindness using gold and titanium.
Chile’s antitrust regulator FNE will need to review the complaint.
China mines and burns about half the world’s coal, so it can’t totally ditch it.
Elon Musk took to Twitter to call on U.S. President Donald Trump to challenge Chinese auto trade rules.
Brazil, Argentina, Japan and the EU have expressed concerns about the measure.
Global platinum supply is forecast to be 7,815 koz in 2018, a decline of 2% from 2017.
But the customs data look worse than it is.
The EV story is a strong, slow-burn bull case for higher nickel prices.
Europe and the IMF urged Donald Trump on Wednesday to step back from the brink of a trade war, after the resignation of his economic adviser emboldened those encouraging him to push ahead with tariffs on imported steel and aluminium.
Price is a sticking point as Glencore and other major producers are now able to exert more influence in negotiations, sources said.
China’s state planner pledged on Monday to cut more steel and coal production capacity this year.
It’s said that in China, a new skyscraper is built every five days.