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China iron ore futures dip amid worries over U.S.-China trade deal delay

3:42am GMT

BEIJING, Nov 21 Iron ore futures in China fell on Thursday amid uncertainty on whether China and the United States could reach a "phase one" trade deal agreement this year.

Vale uses Dalian iron ore price to ink spot supply deal with China steelmaker

15 Nov 2019

* Spot deal to be settled on DCE iron ore prices, premium/discount

UPDATE 1-China Oct steel output hits 7-mth low on National Day, lower margins

14 Nov 2019

BEIJING, Nov 14 China's steel output fell to a seven-month low in October, official data showed on Thursday, as operations at mills were crimped by a week-long national holiday and shrinking profits.

China's Jingye Group agrees outline deal to rescue British Steel

11 Nov 2019

BEIJING/LONDON China's Jingye Group said on Monday it has reached a provisional deal to buy British Steel and promised to invest 1.2 billion pounds ($1.5 billion) over the next decade and save thousands of jobs.

REFILE-China iron ore imports slip in Oct for first time in four months

08 Nov 2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Nov 8 China's iron ore imports in October fell for the first time in four months, customs data showed on Friday, as shrinking profit margins reduced demand for the raw material at steel mills.

China's semi-finished steel imports surge on scrap ban

23 Oct 2019

BEIJING China's imports of semi-finished steel surged in September as a crackdown on scrap shipments saw Chinese buyers scoop up alternative forms of the metal from other Asian countries at favorable prices.

Tianqi Lithium has first loss in 5-1/2 years as lithium prices crash

22 Oct 2019

* Tianqi has loss of 53.9 mln yuan in Q3, first since Q1 2014

China's steel industry fragmentation worsening: official

15 Oct 2019

BEIJING China's steel sector fragmentation is worsening, an industry official said on Tuesday, citing unplanned new capacity at small mills undermining government efforts to restructure and merge companies in the huge industry.

Rio Tinto signs its first Renminbi portside trading contract

11 Oct 2019

BEIJING Rio Tinto, one of the world's top iron ore miners, signed its first spot trading contract denominated in Chinese Renminbi on Friday, in an effort to diversify procurement channels for Chinese customers.

Rio Tinto signs its first Renminbi portside trading contract

11 Oct 2019

BEIJING, Oct 11 Rio Tinto, one of the world's top iron ore miners, signed its first spot trading contract denominated in Chinese Renminbi on Friday, in an effort to diversify procurement channels for Chinese customers.

World News

'Everyone was in the loop' about Ukraine pressure campaign

A U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday that "everyone was in the loop" about a Trump administration effort to get Ukraine to carry out investigations that might ultimately benefit U.S. President Donald Trump, including Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.