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China's top steel city outlines winter output cuts, seen more lenient than last year

Oct 19 2018

BEIJING/MANILA Production cuts ordered for this winter by China's top steelmaking city Tangshan look less restrictive than last year, analysts said, potentially keeping output high even as the city seeks to fight pollution by cutting smokestack smog.

Mills in China's top steel city boost output despite winter ban start

Oct 18 2018

BEIJING/MANILA Steelmakers in Tangshan, China's biggest steel producing city, are boosting output as local officials have failed to issue precise orders on output curbs even though the city's winter pollution restrictions took effect two weeks ago.

China's Yangtze River Delta mulls winter production curbs - sources

Oct 10 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's eastern region of Yangtze River Delta is working on a new integrated winter pollution plan similar to the one in the country's northern areas, officials of two local environment bureaus in the region told Reuters.

UPDATE 1-Chinese coking coal, coke prices surge on concerns over tight supply

Oct 08 2018

* Steel stockpiles may continue to rise -analysts (Recasts, adds trader's comment, updates prices)

UPDATE 1-China plans to launch iron ore options in 2019 - source

Sep 27 2018

* China already has sugar, soymeal and copper options (Adds comment from Dalian Commodity Exchange in 5th paragraph)

China plans to launch iron ore options in 2019 - source

Sep 27 2018

BEIJING/MANILA, Sept 27 China aims to launch iron ore options next year, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said, as the world's top buyer of the steelmaking raw material looks to offer more hedging tools to iron ore producers and steelmakers.

Exclusive: China steel giant Baowu in talks to take over rival Magang - sources

Sep 25 2018

BEIJING/MANILA Top Chinese steelmaker China Baowu Steel Group is in talks to take over rival Magang Group, three sources familiar with the discussions said, a deal that would help entrench the nation's position as a serious competitor in global steel markets.

Exclusive: China steel giant Baowu in talks to take over rival Magang - sources

Sep 25 2018

BEIJING/MANILA Top Chinese steelmaker China Baowu Steel Group is in talks to take over rival Magang Group, three sources familiar with the discussions said, a deal that would help entrench the nation's position as a serious competitor in global steel markets.

RPT-Going long: Chinese steel mills chase iron ore contracts with Brazil's Vale

Sep 23 2018

* China needs higher grade, less polluting ore as it battles smog

Going long: Chinese steel mills chase iron ore contracts with Brazil's Vale

Sep 21 2018

DALIAN, China Chinese steel mills and traders are rushing to secure long-term contracts for high-quality iron ore ahead of winter steel output cuts, a boon for the main supplier of such grades of the commodity, Brazilian mining giant Vale.

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