Transportation activity in coastal provinces has started to return to near normal levels in recent days, but that inland remains more restricted
Shanghai base metals cruised mostly lower on Friday, as a spike in new cases from the coronavirus epidemic in South Korea refuelled investor anxiety
SMM data showed that iron ore stocks across 35 Chinese ports totalled 113.24 million mt as of February 21, down 1.31 millionmt from a week ago and 18.31 million mt lower than a year ago.
Inventories of silicon metal across Huangpu port, Kunming city and Tianjin port dropped this week, decreasing 10,000 mt from a week ago to 56,000 mt as of Friday February 21, showed SMM data.
Tesla is likely to use lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries from CATL in Tesla Model 3 vehicles made at its China plant, which triggered talks about future development of LFP and ternary batteries.
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