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Tom Daly

UPDATE 1-China 2018 aluminium exports rise 20.9 pct to record yearly high

Jan 13 2019

* Dec shipments at 527,000 T, down 0.6 pct from Nov - customs

China aluminum firms to cut 800,000 T of capacity in coming months -official

Dec 21 2018

BEIJING China's aluminum producers are set to cut at least another 800,000 tonnes per year of smelting capacity in coming months, according to an official at the industry body that organized a rare meeting of smelters on Friday.

Codelco agrees three-year 'evergreen' deals with clients in strategy overhaul

Dec 20 2018

LONDON/BEIJING Chilean state miner Codelco has agreed to sell France's Nexans , China's Minmetals and U.S.-based Southwire 50,000 to 100,000 tonnes of copper each from 2019 to 2021 in rolling deals known as "evergreens", sources close to the matter said.

Codelco agrees 3-year "evergreen" deals with clients in strategy overhaul

Dec 20 2018

LONDON/BEIJING, Dec 20 Chilean state miner Codelco has agreed to sell France's Nexans, China's Minmetals and U.S.-based Southwire 50,000 to 100,000 tonnes of copper each from 2019 to 2021 in rolling deals known as "evergreens", sources close to the matter said.

Exclusive: Chinese battery firm halts purchases of cobalt from Glencore - sources

Dec 14 2018

LONDON/BEIJING Chinese battery firm GEM has stopped buying cobalt from Glencore as the price of the battery material crashed below that agreed in a three-year deal between the two companies, sources close to the matter said.

China's aluminum output rebounds in November, defies weak prices

Dec 13 2018

BEIJING China's primary aluminum output rebounded in November after three straight months of decline, defying a fall in prices for the metal used in everything from construction to making cars.

Exclusive: Chinese battery firm halts purchases of cobalt from Glencore - sources

Dec 13 2018

LONDON/BEIJING Chinese battery firm GEM has stopped buying cobalt from Glencore as the price of the battery material crashed below that agreed in a three-year deal between the two companies, sources close to the matter said.

China copper premiums slump to 18-month low as demand wanes

Dec 03 2018

BEIJING, Dec 3 Premiums for imports of copper into China, the world's biggest copper consumer, sank to an 18-month low on Monday in a sign that demand for physical metal is waning after a buying spree.

Pulp Friction: Pulp futures pummeled on Shanghai debut

Nov 27 2018

BEIJING Pulp futures endured a dismal trading debut on the Shanghai Futures Exchange (ShFE) on Tuesday as a combination of weak demand and high inventory levels caused prices to plunge by the maximum permitted 10 percent.

China Oct alumina exports surge to more than 460,000 tonnes: customs

Nov 23 2018

BEIJING China's exports of alumina soared to their highest since at least 2014 in October as Chinese producers of the aluminum raw material continued to cash in on a global shortage.

World News

U.S., North Korea to hold talks on second Trump-Kim summit

North Korea's lead negotiator in nuclear diplomacy with the United States is expected to hold talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and could also meet President Donald Trump on Friday during a visit aimed at clearing the way for a second U.S.-North Korea summit.