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Iron Ore Miners Seize on Signs of China's Economic Recovery
The constantly released signals of economic rebound in China are doing no good to CISA's negotiating stance.
May 27th,2009
Chinalco Drops the (Iron) Ball
Now, the great saga of China's effort to prevent an "conspiracy" of iron ore miners is virtually over.
June 6th,2009
Iron Ore Price Hikes Will Force China's "Going Out"
China, the world's largest steel producer, consumer and exporter, as well as iron ore importer, will have to accept at least the 65% boost in the price of iron-ore reached between major steel producers in Japan and elsewhere and the behemoths that control iron-ore production.
February 22nd,2008
More Shots Fired in Chinalco-Rio Spat
In a surprise move, China's Ministry of Commerce announced that it has regulatory authority over the proposed iron ore joint venture between Australian miners Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.
June 13rd,2009
China Steelmakers Resisting BHP/Rio Dominance, Reaching Out to Diversify Ore Sources
With the emergence of the "European price," Chinese steel markers are now completely isolated in the annual iron ore negotiation. Meanwhile Chinese steel makers are threatening to cut imports from Australian miners BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto and diversify their sources of iron ore supply.
June 23rd,2009
Amid the Rio Spy Tension, Vale Worms its Way Deeper into China's Steel Industry
The world's three largest iron ore suppliers, Vale along with Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton, are facing a crisis of trust in China. By its widespread media advertising, Vale may (must?) be trying to take advantage by currying favor in China while Rio Tinto is embroiled in an industrial espionage scandal here.
July 31st,2009