China iron ore imports may stall


For the first time in at least ten years, China’s iron ore imports may not increase in the coming year because of slowing demand from stee...

Ore demand grows but slows


China is expected to import about 300 mt of iron ore in 2006, up 13 per cent over the estimated 265 mt imported in 2005, the Ministry of Com...

China slows ore imports


Chinese steel mills are deferring shipments of iron ore from Australia and Brazil after sharp falls in domestic steel product prices, accord...

Pellet production pushes profits


High world demand for steel, particularly in China, is bringing riches to the once wornout US iron belt, creating new mega-mergers and seein...