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Metals and Mining Steel Producers

  • *Graphic of China's coal imports: http://tmsnrt.rs/2lj1BS0. Teck has the ability to add to its output, but is waiting for the steel industry in India to take off, as well as watching policy developments in China. China remains key for the outlook for coking coal, with policy decisions likely to drive both short- and medium-term prices.

  • LONDON, Feb 28- Chinese steel production rose by 7.4 percent in January compared with a year earlier, according to the World Steel Association. The official figures from China are still pending as the local steel association CISA aggregates two months data over the start of any calendar year due to the disruptive effect of the Chinese New Year holidays.

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    Cowen forecasts steel consumption by the oil industry will rise by 65 percent in 2017.

  • LONDON, Feb 28- Chinese steel production rose by 7.4 percent in January compared with a year earlier, according to the World Steel Association. The official figures from China are still pending as the local steel association CISA aggregates two months data over the start of any calendar year due to the disruptive effect of the Chinese New Year holidays.

  • *China sells ready to discuss with EU. BEIJING/ BRUSSELS, Feb 28- China expressed concerns on Tuesday over what it said was increasing protectionism after European Union regulators imposed new duties on steel imports from the world's biggest producer. The companies named in the Commission's ruling included Nanjing Iron& Steel Co Ltd, Minmetals Yingkou Medium...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Feb 28- If you did nothing more than look at China's imports of iron ore, you would be satisfied that the robust rally in the price of steel-making ingredient is entirely justified. The strength in iron ore imports is being mirrored in the price, with futures on the Dalian Commodity Exchange rising 2.7 percent to close at 710.5 yuan a tonne on...

  • BEIJING, Feb 28- China's Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday it was "seriously concerned" by what it said was Europe's increasing protectionism in the steel industry after regulators slapped anti-dumping duties on certain types of plate steel imports from the world's top producer. On Tuesday the European Commission imposed definitive anti-dumping duties...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Feb 28- If you did nothing more than look at China's imports of iron ore, you would be satisfied that the robust rally in the price of steel-making ingredient is entirely justified. The strength in iron ore imports is being mirrored in the price, with futures on the Dalian Commodity Exchange rising 2.7 percent to close at 710.5 yuan a tonne on...

  • *Strike at Noranda zinc plant in Canada continue. MELBOURNE, Feb 27- London copper slipped on Monday, but prices were supported by simmering concerns over supply amid production stoppages at the world's two biggest copper mines. "We're seeing some consolidation as we have the same story as last week but nothing on the fundamentals has changed," said analyst Helen...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 27- China stocks slipped on Monday after the securities regulator vowed to step up its campaign against speculation and hinted about loosening its grip on new share offerings- moves that would benefit the market in the long term, but hurt sentiment in the short run. Hong Kong stocks were little changed, as the market's strong rally since...

  • MELBOURNE, Feb 27- London copper prices inched towards the key level of $6,000 a tonne on Monday, with supply concerns simmering amid production stoppages at the world's two biggest copper mines. *Shanghai Futures Exchange copper rose 0.8 percent to 48,130 yuan a tonne. *A strike at Noranda Income Fund's zinc processing plant in Quebec stretched into a 13th day on...

  • BEIJING, Feb 24- China's securities industry association plans to revise rules on private bond sales to restrict issuance of them by property developers, steelmakers and coal producers, two sources with direct knowledge of the plan told Reuters on Friday. Under the revised rules, getting drafted by the Securities Association of China, property developers who...

  • Keystone XL pipeline sections in Little Rock, Ark. The pipes were manufactured by Welspun in Arkansas. The steel, however, was sourced from various countries.

    President Donald Trump on Thursday said the companies behind two hotly contested oil pipelines must use U.S. steel in their projects.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 22- The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday that subsidized bus and truck tires imported from China had not damaged the U.S. industry, and as a result it would not issue anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on the products. In 2015, U.S. imports of more than 8.9 million truck and bus tires from China were worth $1.07 billion.

  • SYDNEY, Feb 23- The first attempt at an acquisition by Australia's South32 following its spinoff from BHP Billiton has raised competition concerns over control of the local coking coal market. Australia's chief competition regulator on Thursday said it was concerned South32's proposed $200 million acquisition of Peabody Energy's Metropolitan colliery...

  • SYDNEY, Feb 23- The first attempt at an acquisition by Australia's South32 following its spinoff from BHP Billiton has raised competition concerns with regulators over control of the domestic coking coal market. Australia's chief competition regulator on Thursday said it was concerned South32's proposed $200 million acquisition of Peabody Energy's...

  • SAO PAULO/ ESSEN, Feb 22- Thyssenkrupp AG has struck a deal to sell money-losing Brazilian steel mill CSA Cia Siderúrgica do Atlántico SA to Ternium SA for 1.26 billion euros, ending a foray into the Americas that led to years of massive losses. Including debt, the deal gives CSA, the largest foreign investment project ever in Brazil, an enterprise value of 1.5...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 22- The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday that subsidized bus and truck tires imported from China had not damaged the U.S. industry, and as a result it would not issue anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on the products. In 2015, U.S. imports of more than 8.9 million truck and bus tires from China were worth $1.07 billion.

  • KIEV, Feb 22- The Ukrainian central bank will take "anti-crisis measures" if a rail blockade in Ukraine's war-torn east continues, resulting in lost foreign exchange earnings, the head of the regulator told Reuters. On Monday, Ukraine's largest steel producer, Metinvest, said the blockade had forced it to halt production temporarily at one of its mills and several...

  • KIEV, Feb 22- The Ukrainian central bank will take "anti-crisis measures" if a rail blockade in Ukraine's war-torn east continues, resulting in lost foreign exchange earnings, the head of the regulator told Reuters. On Monday, Ukraine's largest steel producer, Metinvest, said the blockade had forced it to halt production temporarily at one of its mills and several...