South Korea raised its coronavirus alert to the highest level, while Italy and Iran confirmed an uptick in coronavirus infections
The DCE iron ore futures market fell once it hit a recent high 684.5, though physical ion ore port stock quotes rose by 10-15yuan/mt during the morning trading session.
Transactions increased in the cobalt and lithium chain last week as more producers returned from holidays. Downstream stockpiling on a bullish outlook for prices extended rises in cobalt salts, while
The first batch of output is expected in March at the earliest.
Last year, the Republic of Guinea, Australia, and Indonesia remained the top three bauxite exporters to China, with their combined volume accounting for over 94% of the China’s total bauxite imports
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