Chinese steel demand will peak in 2030: Rio Tinto exec

May 09, 2013 | 10:45 AM | Daisy Tseng

Tags  China steel demand, Rio Tinto, Alan Smith, Singapore Iron Ore Forum, Singapore Exchange, Custeel, iron ore, Daisy Tseng

SINGAPORE — China’s steel demand will peak at about 1 billion tonnes in 2030, according to an executive at Rio Tinto Plc.

"Despite near-term volatility, the fundamental drivers of Chinese steel demand growth remain strong," Alan Smith, president of Rio Tinto Iron Ore Asia, said May 8 at the Singapore Iron Ore Forum, organized by the Singapore Exchange and e-commerce....

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