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UPDATE 1-Dalian iron ore hits 3-week low as China port stocks pile up

4:35am EDT

* China September crude steel ouput up 10.9% year-on-year (Updates prices, adds chart)

Iron ore falls on rising China port stocks, steel demand outlook

Oct 18 2020

MANILA, Oct 19 Iron ore futures fell on Monday, with the Dalian benchmark hitting a three-week low, as China's rising portside inventory and a bleak outlook for domestic steel demand during winter weighed on prices.

Philippines sees South China Sea energy projects unhampered despite dispute

Oct 16 2020

MANILA/BEIJING The Philippines energy secretary said on Friday the government's decision to lift a six-year-old moratorium on oil and gas exploration in the South China Sea was a unilateral move, as China said it hoped the nations could work together on projects.

UPDATE 1-Iron ore futures log weekly losses on supply outlook, demand concerns

Oct 16 2020

* Decline in global steel demand seen muted (Updates prices, adds graphic)

Iron ore futures head for weekly losses as Rio Tinto flags demand concerns

Oct 15 2020

* Rio Tinto warns curbs lockdowns to put global recovery at risk

UPDATE 1-Iron ore slumps on China inventory pile-up, soft steel demand

Oct 15 2020

* New China steel scrap standards set to be issued - Xinhua (Updates prices, adds graphic)

Iron ore extends losses on China inventory pile-up, soft steel demand

Oct 15 2020

MANILA, Oct 15 Iron ore futures extended losses on Thursday, with the Dalian benchmark touching a fresh two-week low, as China's rising port inventories and softening physical demand for steel products weighed on sentiment.

UPDATE 1-Iron ore futures hit 2-week low on supply outlook

Oct 14 2020

* Coking coal retreats from contract high (Updates prices, adds graphic)

Iron ore futures slump over 3% as supply outlook brightens

Oct 14 2020

MANILA, Oct 14 Iron ore futures fell more than 3% to two-week lows on Wednesday as outlook brightened for supply of the steelmaking raw material to China, the world's top steel producer.

UPDATE 1-China coking coal futures rally on reported ban on Australia cargoes

Oct 13 2020

* China Sept iron ore imports up 8.2% vs Aug (Updates with closing prices, details and additional comment)

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