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Shivani Singh

RPT-The pits: How China's U.S. tariff jab choked a cherry import boom

23 Jul 2019

* Whole trade decimated after U.S. import tariffs hiked to 50%

The pits: How China's U.S. tariff jab choked a cherry import boom

22 Jul 2019

BEIJING For public relations officer Rachel Li, paying top dollar for "beautiful" cherries imported from the United States was a no-brainer.

China's top two smelters sign copper concentrate deals with Antofagasta

09 Jul 2019

BEIJING China's top two copper producers have signed concentrate supply deals with Chilean miner Antofagasta for the first half of 2020, two sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-China's top two smelters sign copper concentrate deals with Antofagasta

09 Jul 2019

* Deals come several months before term supply is usually settled

Chinese steel mills chase low grade ore, discount at 2.5-year-low

12 Jun 2019

BEIJING Chinese steel mills facing a slump in profit margins are scrambling for lower grade iron ore to cut costs, squeezing supplies and halting a long-standing market trend toward higher grade ore.

China rare earth prices soar on their potential role in trade war

06 Jun 2019

BEIJING Chinese rare earth prices are set to climb further beyond multi-year highs hit following a flurry of state media reports that Beijing could weaponize its supply-dominance of the prized minerals in its trade war with Washington.

Steely ambition: China's Baowu eyes moving blast furnaces to Cambodia

23 May 2019

BEIJING China's top steel maker Baowu Group is studying plans to relocate blast furnaces from remote Xinjiang to Cambodia in a bold example of China's heavy industry shifting excess capacity overseas, a source familiar with the firm's plans said.

UPDATE 1-Steely ambition: China's Baowu eyes moving blast furnaces to Cambodia

23 May 2019

* Other firms have targeted Indonesia and Thailand (Add comments from Cambodia Ministry of Commerce)

Steely ambition: China's Baowu eyes moving blast furnaces to Cambodia

22 May 2019

BEIJING China's top steel maker Baowu Group is studying plans to relocate blast furnaces from remote Xinjiang to Cambodia in a bold example of China's heavy industry shifting excess capacity overseas, a source familiar with the firm's plans said.

Steely ambition: China's Baowu eyes moving blast furnaces to Cambodia

22 May 2019

BEIJING, May 22 China's top steel maker Baowu Group is studying plans to relocate blast furnaces from remote Xinjiang to Cambodia in a bold example of China's heavy industry shifting excess capacity overseas, a source familiar with the firm's plans said.

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