Yttrium is just one a host critical minerals on the list of Chinese imports targeted for the next escalation of the simmering trade war between the two countries.
China Mining News
From the $939bn invested in major projects between 2008 and 2017, the world’s top 40 mining companies by market cap. wrote-off $273bn or 29% of the initial capital outlay.
Major managerial shake-up at the state-run Jianxi Copper.
Expectations for a rise in zinc concentrate supplies in coming years have driven down the metal price to one-year lows, but smelting capacity constraints suggest the sell-off is premature.
Tangshan, China's top steelmaking city, has extended recent emergency pollution control measures until July 21 because of a possible major smog alert.
High-grade iron ore may spike to $100 a metric ton as China intensifies a clampdown on pollution by restraining industrial activity.
This is the latest disaster in the Hpakant jade mining region.
BMW already signed up as the factory's main client.
China, the biggest consumer of everything from copper to coal, has warned that the proliferation of tariffs could cause a global recession.
Metal market mayhem with $13 billion worth of copper futures offloaded by lunchtime.
The U.S. election of Donald Trump lit a fire under metals markets in 2016 as investors took a liking to his pro-business agenda. Now, copper and other metals are tanking as Trump’s trade war against China threatens to derail economic growth.
Huh Chin-kyu has become his country’s latest billionaire thanks to increasing demand for the firm’s copper coils.
Chinese electric vehicle ecosystem continues to expand.
Escalating trade conflict between the U.S. and China has sent industrial metals to oversold territory.
The IMF has warned the southern African nation is at high risk of debt distress, while investors have grown skeptical about the amount of external loans.
Donald Trump’s attempts to re-balance global trade have already sent the metals world into a tizzy and as countries respond to U.S. tariffs and sanctions, the disarray is set to increase.
Bears ignore soothing words about US-China trade war dropping copper to near 1-year low in frenzied trade.
Beijing Electric Vehicle Co.,is preparing for a stock-market listing and starting a battery-swap service to reduce customers’ range anxiety and keep up with similar offerings from rivals.
Iron ore’s starting to buckle after a series of warnings that prices are set to drop amid rising global supply, and as investors fret about the potential impact of escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China.
Prices of steelmaking raw materials dropped to multi-week lows on Thursday as a festering trade row between China and the United States kept risk appetite low.
Investigation is casting a wider net with the addition of Venezuela and Nigeria to its investigation, increasing the likelihood that Glencore’s management will get bogged down in a lengthy legal process.
The ex-head of iron ore business in China, Stern Hu, spent almost nine years in a Shanghai prison after a 2010 conviction for corruption and industrial espionage.
Indonesia has extended an operating permit for Freeport's Grasberg copper-gold mine while discussions over long-term rights continue.
Shares fell as much as 13% after the miner and commodities trader was told by US Department of Justice to produce documents on Nigeria, Congo and Venezuela.
China's top steel maker China Baowu Steel Groups move is in line with Beijing's goal push to relocate heavy industries from polluted and crowded regions to places with less environmental pressure.