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    • China Rare Earth Exports Soar in Q1
    • China’s rare earth export volumes soared in Q1, but export prices failed to keep up pace, China Industry Economic News reported.
    • Apr 21 2016

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    • Taiwan Steel Scrap imports tumble in Jan-Feb
    • Taiwan steel scrap imports tumbled by 51% to 400,550 metric tons during January to February, as compared to 816,579 tons a year early, as per the latest figures released by the ministry.
    • May 3 2016
    • Italy iron ore imports dropped 15% in 2015
    • The iron ore imports by the country totaled 8.08 million tons during 2015. The imports were down significantly by 15.1% when compared with the year before.
    • Apr 29 2016
    • SMM Notice of 2016 May Day Holiday
    • As 2016 May Day holiday falls on Apr. 30 -1, 2 May, there will be no update on SMM's website during the holiday period. Update will return to normal from May 3. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
    • Apr 29 2016
    • Italy iron ore imports fall 15% in 2015
    • The iron ore imports by the country totaled 8.08 million tons during 2015. The imports were down significantly by 15.1% when compared with the year before.
    • Apr 28 2016
    • Ukraine iron ore exports surged in 2015
    • The latest statistics released by the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine indicate that iron ore exports from Ukraine jumped significantly higher during the year 2015.
    • Apr 27 2016

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    Copper 37470-37230 37350 300 Apr 29
    YangShan Copper Premium 55-45 (USD/mt) 50 0 Apr 29
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