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Analysis: China steps up iron ore drive in Africa Reuters

Aug 18, 2011 A bold push by China into iron ore projects in Africa and China steps up iron ore drive in Africa. It is forecast to import an average of 670 million tons of iron ore in 2011, up

China Steps Up Drive in Africa to Satisfy Iron Ore Demand

Aug 31, 2011 China, the world’s largest iron ore consumer, imported 618 million tonnes of iron ore last year, and most of that was supplied by global miners BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Vale. About 85 per cent of the imports of the raw material to make steel came from only four countries — Australia, Brazil, India and South Africa.

ANALYSIS-China steps up iron ore drive in Africa Reuters

Aug 18, 2011 * China moves to source more iron ore from Africa * Seeks to loosen Rio, Vale, BHP grip on supply, pricing * Analysts say new entrants could ease price pressure By

China steps up iron ore drive in Africa The Globe and Mail

Aug 18, 2011 China steps up iron ore drive in Africa. Bate Felix Tabi Tabe. Dakar. Globe and Mail Update . Published August 18, 2011 Updated August 18, 2011 . Published August 18, 2011 .

China steps up iron ore drive in Africa IOL

Aug 18, 2011 A bold push by China into iron ore projects in Africa and elsewhere will increase its access to supply and may help moderate prices but will only slowly China steps up iron ore drive

Blame it on Rio: Giant miner opens up in Africa, to the

Aug 31, 2020 China's next step in dispensing of its over-reliance on Australia is a massive Simandou iron ore deposit in West Africa, courtesy of Rio Tinto. Fresh from the outrage of blowing up ancient Juukan

China’s African iron ore strategy spells danger for Australia

Apr 09, 2021 The Simandou iron ore deposit in West Africa has the potential to change the dynamics of the global iron ore market and put China in the driver’s seat. Apr 9, 2021 6.58pm Save

China’s Steps Turn Iron Into World’s Most Volatile Commodity

Jun 18, 2021 China’s Steps Turn Iron Into World’s Most Volatile Commodity. (Bloomberg) -- Iron ore, one of the hottest commodities in the early days of the raw materials rally, has now become the most

Iron ore price drops as China steps up efforts to curb

May 20, 2021 September iron ore on the Dalian Commodity Exchange ended daytime trading 5.7% lower at 1,142.50 yuan ($177.40) a tonne, after earlier hitting a three-week low of 1,102 yuan.

China steps up campaign to rein in soaring raw material

Jun 16, 2021 China steps up campaign to rein in soaring raw material inflation. China is releasing metals stockpiles in an effort to ease the threat to its pandemic rebound from soaring raw material costs.

Metals Rally Falters With China Cracking Down On Steel Sector

May 14, 2021 Iron ore futures plunged as much as 11% in Singapore and steel rebar slid as Chinese officials rolled out fresh measures for steelmakers to take the steam out of markets. Base metals have also come under pressure in recent days, with copper down 4.7% from a record high set on Monday. The measures targeting China’s steel sector come after

Iron ore price: China’s ‘frustrating reality’ cruelly exposed

Jun 03, 2021 Beijing can either suck up the high prices and continue its massive steelmaking spree at a higher cost or it can try once again to drive down the value of iron ore. Either way, Mr Shoebridge says

China’s Imports of Commodities Drive a Boom in Dry-Bulk

Apr 27, 2021 In the first quarter, China iron ore and coal imports were up 7.9% and 9%, respectively, from a year ago, Bimco said. China is the world’s biggest commodity importer, making up

How does China drive the mining and metals business

Jun 26, 2013 The $1.5 trillion mining and metals sector supplies the feedstock for a large part of everyday life—from coal for power, to iron ore for steel girders, to the minerals and metals that are processed into the components of your iPhone. John Lichtenstein '83, a consultant and 30-year veteran of the sector, describes the state of this global industry and how one country—China—has an outsize

China In Africa: Implications For Australia FNArena

Apr 23, 2021 China is spending US$40bn a year in Africa. Longer term consequences can include Australia's exports of iron ore. -China has been working hard on strengthening ties with African nations, resource-rich or otherwise. -China’s dispatch of PPE and vaccines to friendly nations in Africa has been a smart exercise in diplomacy.

How iron ore is powering China’s infrastructure boom, and

Feb 14, 2021 China’s appetite for steel has surpassed 1 billion tonnes a year, but it is becoming increasingly expensive and difficult to source the most vital ingredient iron ore from abroad.

Iron ore has quickly become the world’s most volatile

Iron ore, one of the hottest commodities in the early days of the raw materials rally, has now become the most volatile as bulls and bears joust over the trajectory of prices.

Revealed: China’s plan to wean itself off Australian iron ore

May 22, 2021 Revealed: China’s plan to wean itself off Australian iron ore. For a China determined to punish Australia, the windfall gains delivered to Canberra from surging iron ore prices are intolerable. Originally published in the Australian Financial Review . Richard McGregor, Peter Cai. To call it ironic doesn’t quite capture the moment.

South African Mining: A Path to Home Africa

Mar 25, 2021 The industry can achieve global cost competitiveness if the private and public sectors take concerted action. The mining value chain is the historic bedrock of South Africa’s economy. It directly contributes more than 300 billion rand to GDP, directly employs more than 450,000 people, and is the economic anchor of many communities around the country. South African Mining: A Path to

Race for resources China steps up iron ore project in

Aug 29, 2011 Race for resources China steps up iron ore project in Africa and elsewhere-29 Aug 11 Reuters reported that a bold push by China into iron ore projects in Africa and elsewhere will increase its access to supply and may help moderate prices but will only slowly reduce its dependence on the three companies that dominate the market.

China Steps Up Global Mining Buys WSJ

Jul 20, 2010 Last week, Shandong Iron & Steel Group Co. announced a $1.5 billion investment into an African Minerals Ltd. iron-ore project in Sierra Leone, the latest of

Metals Rally Falters With China Cracking Down on Steel

May 14, 2021 Industrial materials from copper to iron ore are feeling the pain as China steps up efforts to cool a blistering rally in commodities that’s fanning fears over a global surge in inflation.

How iron ore is powering China’s infrastructure boom, and

Feb 14, 2021 China’s appetite for steel has surpassed 1 billion tonnes a year, but it is becoming increasingly expensive and difficult to source the most vital ingredient iron ore from abroad.

How does China drive the mining and metals business

Jun 26, 2013 The $1.5 trillion mining and metals sector supplies the feedstock for a large part of everyday life—from coal for power, to iron ore for steel girders, to the minerals and metals that are processed into the components of your iPhone. John Lichtenstein '83, a consultant and 30-year veteran of the sector, describes the state of this global industry and how one country—China—has an outsize

China cracks down on iron ore market Financial Times

Iron ore futures tumbled on the news, with the most active contract on the Dalian Commodity Exchange down 9 per cent to $173 a tonne. In the physical market, where miners and steel mills buy and

China steps up efforts to curb skyrocketing commodity prices

May 24, 2021 China steps up efforts to curb skyrocketing commodity prices. In response to the State Council executive meetings on ensuring supply and stabilizing prices of bulk commodities recently, five competent government departments jointly talked with key and influential companies on May 23 to contain unreasonable and excessive price increases.

Revealed: China’s plan to wean itself off Australian iron ore

May 22, 2021 Revealed: China’s plan to wean itself off Australian iron ore. For a China determined to punish Australia, the windfall gains delivered to Canberra from surging iron ore prices are intolerable. Originally published in the Australian Financial Review . Richard McGregor, Peter Cai. To call it ironic doesn’t quite capture the moment.

Can China really crash the iron ore price?

May 17, 2021 That will slow its local steel industry, and in turn, lower demand for iron ore. “But in our view, China steel prices are being pulled up by record international steel prices (US HRC >$1,500/t

South African Mining: A Path to Home Africa

Mar 25, 2021 The industry can achieve global cost competitiveness if the private and public sectors take concerted action. The mining value chain is the historic bedrock of South Africa’s economy. It directly contributes more than 300 billion rand to GDP, directly employs more than 450,000 people, and is the economic anchor of many communities around the country. South African Mining: A Path to

Iron ore has quickly become the world’s most volatile

Iron ore, one of the hottest commodities in the early days of the raw materials rally, has now become the most volatile as bulls and bears joust over the trajectory of prices.

Contributors Articles The Interpreter

Apr 15, 2020 Investing in largely untapped iron ore sources in Africa might be Beijing’s answer to diversifying import sources. Cornelia Tremann 15 Apr 2020 06:00 As Africa prepares to fight Covid-19, China steps up

Fortescue sees China’s surging iron ore demand lasting longer

Apr 29, 2021 Mining giant Fortescue believes China’s aggressive infrastructure spending could continue supporting sky-high prices for Australian iron ore exports.

South Africa would gain from co-operation among BRICS

Jul 16, 2020 The iron ore exports in the country have been reported to be incremental. South Africa can boast of 90% of platinum metals produced in the world,