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  1. 2017-03-06
  2. China to cut steel capacity by 50 mln tonnes, coal by 150 mln tonnes
  3. China will push its drive to cut overcapacity in bloated sectors, with targets to slash steel production capacity by around 50 million tonnes and coal by at least 150 million tonnes this year, accord...
  1. 2017-03-03
  2. China suspends oil price adjustment
  3. China's top economic planner will not adjust domestic retail oil prices as global prices have stayed below the official pricing mechanism, according to an announcement on Tuesday. Under the current m...
  1. 2017-03-02
  2. China's Feb stainless steel output regains momentum after Lunar New Year
  3. China's stainless steel production has regained momentum in February after Lunar New Year holidays trimmed output in January, Yujing Liu, analyst at Chinese consultancy Antaike, said Tuesday. China's...
  1. 2017-03-01
  2. China Jan gold imports from Hong Kong slide 40% on month to 32 mt; 2-year low
  3. Chinese gold imports from Hong Kong totaled 32 mt in January, down 40% from December, data released by the Hong Kong Customs and Statistics showed Tuesday. The figure is down marginally from 33 mt re...
  1. 2017-02-28
  2. China iron ore concentrates price rises 11.5% on week, hit 30-month high
  3. The Chinese domestic price of iron ore concentrates surged over the week by Yuan 85/dry mt ($12.40/dmt), or 11.5%, to a 30-month high, mirroring fresh highs for domestic billet and imported iron ore,...
  1. 2017-02-27
  2. Manganese ore prices to China remain sickly despite healthier steel margins
  3. While steel prices have been healthy, market sources say manganese ore prices to China will continue to be sickly until steel production increases. S&P Global Platts assessed 44% ores flat from l...
  1. 2017-02-24
  2. Sinopec raises orthoxylene ex-works offers in East China by Yuan 200 to Yuan 7,300/mt
  3. China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, or Sinopec, subsidiaries raised ex-works orthoxylene offers in East China by Yuan 200/mt Wednesday, the second increase this year, a source close to the matt...
  1. 2017-02-23
  2. China aluminum: Prices slip as sentiment weakens on rising stocks
  3. China's aluminum prices softened this week as market sentiment weakened on the back of rising domestic warehouse stocks, multiple industry sources said Wednesday. Aluminum prices in the Changjiang sp...
  1. 2017-02-22
  2. Asian iron ore hits 30-month high of $95.05/dmt CFR China; stronger steel supports
  3. The seaborne iron ore market hit its highest level for 30 months as a hike in steel prices ushered in more demand for feedstock and pushed up a spate of spot deals. S&P Global Platts assessed the...
  1. 2017-02-21
  2. China suspends import of North Korean anthracite coal, effective Feb 19
  3. China has suspended all imports of anthracite coal from North Korea, starting February 19, according to a statement published by the country's ministry of commerce on its website last Saturday, a mov...
  1. 2017-02-20
  2. Tight supply boosts CFR China, FOB Korea propylene to 22-month high
  3. The FOB Korea marker in the propylene market hit a 22-month high Thursday, as the marker was assessed at $1,000/mt. The last time the marker was at this level was in May 2015. From the start of 2017,...
  1. 2017-02-17
  2. CFR China methanol hits 35-month high on tight supply, MTO demand
  3. The CFR China methanol price has risen 11% since the start of this month to be assessed at $382/mt Tuesday, just short of a three-year high, S&P Global Platts data showed. The rally was driven by...
  1. 2017-02-16
  2. China Jan crude oil imports at 34.03 mil mt, down from Dec's record
  3. China's crude oil imports and oil product exports in January retreated from fresh highs in December, but were still higher from the same month last year, according to preliminary data Friday from the...
  1. 2017-02-15
  2. China's 2016 zinc conc deficit widens to 448,000 mt on environment monitoring
  3. China's zinc concentrate deficit in 2016 is estimated at 448,000 mt, widening from 9,000 mt in 2015, key Chinese zinc producer Tongling Nonferrous Metals Group's subsidiary Tongguan Jinyuan said in i...
  1. 2017-02-14
  2. China launches anti-dumping probe against Indian chemical imports
  3. The Ministry of Commerce said Monday that it had started anti-dumping and countervailing duties investigations into Indian imports of Ortho Chloro Para Nitro Aniline, a type of dye intermediate. The ...