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China's Iron Ore Imports up 4% in H1CY21

27, Aug 2021
China's iron ore imports in H1CY21 increased by 4% to 548.58 mn t from 525.77 mn t in H1CY20. Compared to H1CY20, the country observed a marginal increase in iron ore imports in January, February, March, April, and May 2021. Only in the month of Jun'21 crude steel production dropped by 9% compared to the same month last year. It is to be noted that in CY20, China's iron ore production increased by a mere 1% to 867 mn t from 859 mn t in CY19.