* Auctions held in tandem with sale of entire Fanya antimony
BEIJING/SINGAPORE, Aug 15 Shanghai copper fell
on Thursday, while London copper edged up but struggled to break
away from its two-year lows, weighed down by growing fears of a
global recession and weak industrial output growth in China.
BEIJING A court in Southwest China is putting up for sale the entire inventory of the minor metal antimony that was held by the now-defunct Fanya Metal Exchange, as it tries to raise funds to pay back the bourse's creditors.
* July aluminium output -2% on-yr at 2.98 mln T -stats
BEIJING China Hongqiao Group, the world's top aluminum producer, said on Tuesday it was operating as normal after Typhon Lekima lashed its home province of Shandong at the weekend and cause severe flooding.
* July unwrought copper imports at 420,000 T, highest since
BEIJING, Aug 7 China's rare earths association
said it would support Chinese counter-measures in the escalating
trade row with the United States, which it accused on Wednesday
BEIJING China's rare earths association said it would support Chinese counter-measures in the escalating trade row with the United States, which it accused on Wednesday of "bullying".
BEIJING Chinese companies have stopped buying U.S. agricultural products, China's Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday, a blow to U.S. farmers who have already seen their exports slashed by the more than year-old trade war.
BEIJING China Zhongwang Holdings said on Sunday it was seeking legal advice after the company and its controlling shareholder, Liu Zhongtian, were indicted on charges they evaded $1.8 billion of tariffs by smuggling aluminum into the United States.