China ferrous scrap imports rise, iron ore slides in Aug.

Sep 24, 2013 | 12:38 PM |

Tags  China imports, steelmaking raw materials, ferrous scrap, iron ore, coking coal

SHANGHAI — China’s imports of steelmaking raw materials were mixed in August, with coking coal and scrap logging gains while iron ore fell, according to Chinese customs data released Sept. 24.

China’s iron ore imports totaled 69.01 million tonnes for the month, down 5.7 percent from July but up 10.6 percent year on year, even as the country’s crude steel output rose 1.2 percent in August, according....

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