China’s Jan-Jul iron ore imports up 11.8% on year
Aug 07, 2020 17:30
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China’s iron ore imports grew 11.8% on year over January-July to 659.6 million tonnes, with the import volume for July alone refreshing an all-time high again after June, according to the latest statistics released by the country's General Administration of Customs on August 7.
The growth for January-July was higher than the 9.6% on-year rise for the first half of 2020, as the July iron ore import volume grew 10.8% on month or up 23.8% on year to 112.6 million tonnes, according to the official data.
It matched the actual market situation, as “last month,