Trafigura Mining News

China's iron ore rises on renewed steel output; 2nd day of foreign trade

Utilisation rate at mills climb back to November level.

China opens iron ore market to the world in pricing, image push

China to allow foreign investors in iron ore futures from Friday.

Trading giant keeps faith in copper despite rising trade tension

Copper prices will rise this year as investors look past the ample global supplies and market turbulence to focus on the metal’s long-term outlook.

World’s biggest zinc producer exploring total exit from mining

Nyrstar is also considering to cut global zinc concentrate supply by up to a further 400,000 tonnes if the slump in commodity prices continues.

Trafigura bullish on strong results, hands $885m to top executives

The buyback was revealed in the company’s annual report, which showed improved operating profits in spite of difficult market conditions in the last two years.

Oyu Tolgoi financing commitments extended

Company has a few more months to wrangle with the Mongolian government.