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China coal production falls in first 4 months of year
Coal production in China, the world's biggest coal-consuming nation, fell by 6 percent in the first four months of this year as the economy slows and the government makes a concerted push to reduce carbon emissions.
China's aluminum import premiums slip to $130-$150/mt CFR basis
Chinese import premiums for Good Western aluminum slipped further this week to $130-$150/mt CFR plus LME cash, down from $150-$200/mt last week and also from $260-$280/mt in April.
Chine ferrochrome: Domestic spot price wait for steelmakers' June purchase prices
The domestic spot price of 50% Cr Chinese high-carbon ferrochrome was assessed at Yuan 6,350-6,500/mt (equivalent to 78-80 cents/lb) -- including 17% VAT and delivery -- on Wednesday, unchanged from a week ago, as the market waited for major Chinese stainless steelmakers to settle their June purchase prices.