MANILA A nickel mining hub in the southern Philippines, which produces mostly high-grade material, has suspended extraction operations indefinitely as the regional government conducts an industry audit, a top government official told Reuters on Monday.
* China's Aug industrial output growth grinds to 17-1/2 year
* Spot 62% iron ore steady at its highest since Aug. 9
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* Fitch sees modest Philippine ore output in 2019-2028
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MANILA Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country's agriculture chief said on Monday, the first outbreak of the virus detected in the world's 10th largest pork consumer.
MANILA, Sept 9 Iron ore futures in Dalian and
Singapore fell in early trade on Monday after data showed
China's imports of the steelmaking raw material rose in August
to a 19-month high, the latest evidence of a continued rebound
from recent supply-side issues.
* Fitch cuts coking coal price forecast
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MANILA, Aug 30 Iron ore futures in China climbed
on Friday, buoyed as some restocking demand for the steelmaking
material emerged, but were on track for their first monthly
decline since November 2018 as rising supply and uncertain
demand prospects sparked selloffs.
* Benchmark spot 62% iron ore hits 5-1/2-mth low
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MANILA, Aug 29 Rebar steel futures in China
rebounded from five-month lows in early trade on Thursday on
hopes of improved demand for the construction material in the