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Lilly's breast cancer drug succeeds in study, shares rise 11%

16 Jun 2020

Eli Lilly and Co said on Tuesday its treatment, Verzenio, met the trial goal of reducing the risk of early-stage breast cancer returning, sending the company's shares up 11%.

UPDATE 1-China to auction corn from state reserves in heated market

21 May 2020

BEIJING, May 21 China will start selling corn from its state reserves on May 28, the National Grain Trade Centre said late Wednesday, a move long awaited by the market as supplies of the grain tighten.

China likely to speed up buying of U.S. farm goods: COFCO exec

14 May 2020

BEIJING China is set to speed up purchases of U.S. farm goods and will implement the Phase 1 trade deal with the United States, an executive at state-owned agriculture trading house COFCO said at an online industry conference on Thursday.

China's second-quarter steel exports will drop as coronavirus spreads overseas

22 Apr 2020

BEIJING China's steel exports in the second quarter of 2020 are expected to fall as the coronavirus outbreak spreads to other countries, the China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) said in an online briefing on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-China's Q2 steel exports will drop as coronavirus spreads overseas

22 Apr 2020

BEIJING, April 22 China's steel exports in the second quarter of 2020 are expected to fall as the coronavirus outbreak spreads to other countries, the China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) said in an online briefing on Wednesday.

China March iron ore imports dip, sees firm demand on economic restorations

14 Apr 2020

BEIJING China's iron ore imports dipped in March, official customs data showed on Tuesday, as mills slowed output to digest record-high steel inventories after disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak curtailed construction and industrial activities.

UPDATE 2-China March iron ore imports dip, sees firm demand on economic restorations

14 Apr 2020

* Steel exports at 6.48 mln T in March vs 6.33 mln T year earlier (Updates to give official customs figures, gives explanation of figure revision in paragraph 4, adds steel exports and charts)

Demand surge for niche steel products to be boon for China mills

08 Apr 2020

BEIJING China's steel companies are banking on rising demand in 2020 for high-end, and higher priced, specialty metal products for use in new infrastructure projects to revive an economy that was already slowing before the recent coronavirus outbreak.

Demand surge for niche steel products to be boon for China mills

08 Apr 2020

* China expects 33 mln T more specialty steel in new infrastructure

China's ports brace for second hit as virus spread wipes out exports

02 Apr 2020

BEIJING China's ports and shipping firms are bracing for a second wave of supply chain disruptions that may be deeper and more prolonged than during the country's coronavirus lockdown as the global spread of the virus chokes off international demand.

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