Activity across Chinese copper downstream industries expanded in March last month, after registering a record contraction in the prior month
Prices of industrial-grade lithium carbonate eased on Monday March 30 after held firm for most of March, showed SMM assessments. Battery-grade lithium carbonate prices, however, are expected to face..
The following table shows the ferrous and nonferrous metals movement on the SHFE and DCE on March 31, 2020
Papua New Guinea has banned vessels from calling at its ports to load cargoes after the largest Pacific Island nation declared a state of emergency last week
The combined iron ore shipments from Australia and Brazil remained in a steady upward trend and this is likely to lift the arrivals at Chinese ports in the near term
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