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China’s ferro-chrome imports down in March

April 23, 2014 - 08:56 GMT Location: Shanghai

KEYWORDS: China , chrome ore , ferro-chrome , import

China’s high carbon ferro-chrome imports fell last month as lower domestic prices resulted in buyers cutting overseas purchases.

Inbound shipments of high carbon ferro-chrome fell 12% month-on-month to 192,921 tonnes in March, according to Chinese customs. Shipments were 23.1% higher year-on-year. "The domestic market price is low and supply is ample, so mills are more willing to purchase from the local market; there...

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